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Arab Maghreb Union

A regional organization consisting of the Arab countries in North Africa (with Egypt being a major exception). It aims for economic and political cooperation throughout the region. It was established in 1989.
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King Mohammad VI "reiterated Morocco's strong and standing resolve to contribute in good faith to the consolidation of the Maghreb Arab Union, to the reactivation of its structures, and the strengthening of the relations among its five members, in particular, with Algeria.
The Sovereign expressed willingness to work together with the Algerian President to reinforce bilateral relations on the basis of unity, trust, good neighbourhood, complementarily and integration, with a view of meeting the aspirations of the current generations to integration and revitalising the Maghreb Arab Union (AMU).
The grouping musters the Maghreb Arab Union (UMA - Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Mauritania and Libya) and five European Western Mediterranean countries namely Spain, Portugal, France, Italy and Malta.