President Sirleaf Receives Special Envoy from the Kingdom of Morocco

Saturday, 25th February 2017

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Monrovia, Liberia -Friday, February 24, 2017: President Ellen Johnson on Friday received a Special Envoy from the Kingdom of Morocco. The Special Envoy, Foreign Minister Salaheddile Mezouar held talks with the Liberian leader and delivered a special message from King Mohammed IV.
According to an Executive Mansion release, Special Envoy Mezouar briefed President Sirleaf about a current tour of several African countries by the King and a plan to also visit Liberia. He reflected on the long standing relations between Liberia and Morocco, which he described as currently strong.

He then presented an enclosed message from the King of Morocco to the Liberia.

For her part, President Sirleaf thanked the Special Envoy for the visit and for delivering the Special Message from King Mohammed IV. She pointed out that Liberia’s position on Morocco remains unchanged, promising to follow through on all outstanding issues concerning Morocco.

She also embraced Morocco’s decision to seek membership of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), but noted that the approval, which must be consistent with the ECOWAS Treaty remains the prerogative the ECOWAS Authority of Heads and States and Government.