Abuja: Morocco Participates in CEN-SAD High-Level Meeting on Counterterrorism

  • April 8, 2021
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Abuja: Morocco Participates in CEN-SAD High-Level Meeting on Counterterrorism

Abuja – A Moroccan delegation is taking part, from April 5 to April 8, in a high-level meeting organized by the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) and the Nigerian government on strategies on counter-terrorism.

The meeting aims at consolidating various meetings’ achievements of Ministers of Defense and Ministers of Public Security on counter-terrorism in the CEN-SAD zone, sharing experiences on joint military interventions, and expressing recommendations to States.

Moroccan delegation presented strategies put in place by the country to combat radicalism and terrorism.

Recommendations from the meeting will be considered by foreign ministers of state members at a conference to be held in Morocco.

The Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) was established in 1998, following the Conference of Leaders and Heads of States held in Tripoli, Libya. CEN-SAD became a regional economic community during the thirty-sixth ordinary session of the Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Organization of African Unity in 2000. CEN-SAD gained observer status at the UN General Assembly under resolution 56/92.

 

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