Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Borita received US Assistant Secretary of State David Schenker, where he is scheduled to inspect the building that will house the Washington consulate in Takla, Morocco.
Shengar’s visit to Morocco comes shortly before the official opening of the US embassy as part of the work to establish an embassy in the Sahara.
Last December, outgoing US President Donald Trump announced that the United States had recognized the sovereignty of the Kingdom of Morocco over its Sahara, and his country’s intention to open an embassy there in Takla.
Both Morocco and the United States are expected to hold a joint press conference to announce details of US investments in the southern provinces of the Kingdom of Morocco.
Last month, Morocco signed two economic agreements with the United States, in the presence of top officials from both sides.
The United Arab Emirates is the first non-African Arab country to open an embassy in El-Ayon, in the southern provinces of the Kingdom of Morocco, which confirms the depth of fraternal relations between the two countries.
The city of Laun includes ten embassies: Emirates, Bahrain, Zambia, Eswatini, Burundi, Guevara, Central Africa, Gabon, the Comoros and Sao Dome and Principe waiting to open their embassies in Jordan.
In Takla, there are embassies for countries: Gambia, Guinea, Djibouti, Liberia, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Burkina Faso, Haiti, Democratic Republic of Congo, established US embassy in operation.