AU Commission Chairperson meets with Morocco’s Foreign Affairs Minister

January 29, 2017

The African Union Commission Chairperson, H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma received a delegation from the Kingdom of Morocco, led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Salaheddine Mezouar. They met on Thursday, 26 January 2017, at the AU Headquarters on the margins of the 28th Ordinary Assembly of Heads of State and Government.

The Chairperson of the Commission and the Minister discussed the status of Morocco’s request to accede to the Constitutive Act and join the African Union. The Chairperson briefed the Minister and his delegation on the steps already taken in line with the procedures as stipulated in the Constitutive Act.

The Chairperson informed the Minister that the request has been put on the agenda of the Summit of Heads of State and Government, upon receiving the requisite minimum from AU Member States. The decision will be officially communicated to the Kingdom of Morocco, after the Summit meeting scheduled for 30-31 January 2017.

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