Maghreb States

Maghreb States

Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia and perhaps the Western Sahara. The Maghreb states are most of north Africa apart from Egypt; they belong to the Arab Maghreb Union, which promotes economic cooperation.
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Essid met during his visit German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the President of the Bundestag, the German Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Economic Development and Co-operation and the Parliamentary Friendship Group for Relations with the Maghreb States at the Bundestag as well as Tunisian businessmen based in Germany and German investors based in Tunisia.
Shakandali explained the Maghreb states favored bilateral agreements with the European Union (EU), discarding a huge consumer market in Egypt, for instance.
These three Arab Maghreb states are not well known for their mutual co-operation, however.
Kazakhstan strives to strengthen its position in the Arabic countries and the Maghreb states in particular, said Mr Idrissov addressing the Algerian Minister.
We know that many Moroccans, like many other Maghreb states, are going to fight in Iraq or Syria.
In the late 1980s there were proposals for Tunisian involvement in JV refineries to be built in other Maghreb states.
In the first case, the terrorists barricaded themselves in the rocky Mount Chmbi on the border with Algeria, using it as a safe haven while maintaining contact with the other extremist Islamic groups in the Maghreb states and their African surrounding.
Algeria and other Maghreb states also have AQIM units (see news5AlgAQIM-Jan28-13).
New York - The UN Security Council called on Monday Sahel and Maghreb states to intensify inter-regional cooperation and coordination.
The target audience includes companies trading in the UK and France, the French dependencies and territories and the Frenchspeaking Maghreb States.
Discussions are centered on direct foreign investment including those which have an intermediary nature in the Maghreb states and its impact on the economy in terms of job opportunities in the region.
Participants in the conference, the first between west Mediterranean Heads of State since the Arab Spring last year, also includes leading figures from four other Maghreb states, Algeria, Mauritania, Morocco and Tunisia, and those from five European nations, Malta, the host nation, France, Italy, Portugal and Spain.