The Hebrew Jerusalem Post revealed that the advisors of two parties in the Moroccan Parliament held a meeting with Ram Ben Barak, a member of the Israeli Knesset for the Yesh Atid party.
The newspaper indicated that the two Moroccan MPs, Mohamed Al-Bakouri, an advisor for the National Rally of Independents (inside the government), and Abdel-Karim Al-Hams, an advisor for the Authenticity and Modernity Party (opposition), held a meeting with the Israeli MP, Ram Ben Barak.
According to the newspaper, Ben Barak invited the Moroccan MPs to visit Israel, pointing out that “the Israeli Knesset members are enthusiastic to visit Morocco, and that the relationship between the two countries is very important.” Ben Barak also suggested several areas in which the two countries could cooperate in the future, including: It is the “war on terror, culture, trade, and economy”.
Ben Barak added, “We are keen to establish relations with you.”
On the Moroccan side, Mohamed Al-Bakoury expressed his “happiness” to meet Ben Brak and the renewal of diplomatic relations between the two countries, noting that “we have a special relationship.”
For his part, Abdel-Karim Al-Hams explained that the meeting was “historic” and would be “a basis for coexistence between the two countries,” while Ben Barak considered their words (the words of the two Moroccan MPs) “gratifying.”
It is worth noting that the conversation took place on the sidelines of the meeting of the Counter-Terrorism Committee of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), in which the three are participating, and which took place later last Thursday, as this is the first time that parliamentarians from Morocco have met with their counterparts from Israel, After the resumption of relations last December, according to the “Jerusalem Post”.
Source: “The Jerusalem Post”