US secretary of state John Kerry welcomed, on Friday in Rabat, Morocco’s initiatives to uphold human rights in Sahara.

“The Secretary welcomed the recent actions and initiatives taken by Morocco to continue to protect and promote human rights in the territory (Sahara),” said a joint statement issued after the 2nd USA-Morocco strategic dialogue, which was co-chaired by Kerry and foreign minister Salaheddine Mezouar.

The US secretary of state underlined the growing and important role of the National Council for Human Rights.

Washington and Rabat affirmed their shared commitment to the improvement of the lives of the people of the Sahara.

05/04/2014