In a statement to the press after his talks with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates, Nasser Bourita, on the sidelines of the 9th Global Forum of the UN Alliance of Civilizations, Vitorino congratulated Morocco for the progress made in migration policy, stressing that the Kingdom is a key partner of the Organization.
He also said that his talks with Bourita were an opportunity to review the "excellent" cooperation relations between the IOM and the Kingdom.
The IOM chief also congratulated Morocco for the success of the 9th Global Forum of the Alliance of Civilizations, emphasizing the interest of the Organization in the protection and support of migrants, mutual respect, tolerance and dialogue between cultures and religions.
Vitorino also expressed the Organization's readiness to continue to cooperate with all countries (countries of origin, transit or destination of migrants) to ensure respect for their dignity, regular channels of immigration and fight against human trafficking.
Source: Agency Morocaine De Presse