Arab Maghreb Union


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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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Within this view, the Kingdom of Morocco, which considers the Arab Maghreb Union an irreversible strategic choice, will spare no effort to carry on its work to achieve the integration of the five states of the Union, build a new Maghreb order, which is based on brotherhood, trust, solidarity and good neighborliness, and break with the situation of institutional inertia, which prevents the union from fulfilling its goals and addressing the multiple economic and security challenges that face Maghreb countries and its regional and international environment", the message adds.
Morocco's official news agency, MAP in the meantime said the meetings will also be an opportunity "to revitalise the Arab Maghreb Union and identify partnership projects".
Evidently, such a situation does not help the Arab Maghreb Union to emerge from its crisis, as it does not help the European partners to ratify tangible cooperation projects.
The foreign ministers of the Arab Maghreb Union (Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco and Tunisia) called at the meeting for achieving economic integration in the region, building on complementarity and potentials in the five member countries.
The Tunisian President spokesperson Adnane Moncer said that during his tour, Marzouki will discuss the relaunch of the Arab Maghreb Union, which groups all four countries that he will be visiting in his tour, along with Libya.
The session was attended by Arab Ministers of Interior; high-ranking security delegations; and representatives from the United Nations Organization, the Arab League, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) States; Arab Maghreb Union, Naif Arab University for Security Sciences, and Arab Sports Federation for Police.
Arab Maghreb Union has set up a bank, worth $100million of Capital for financing infrastructure projects in the region.
Earlier, the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU) strongly condemned the kidnapping of Algerian consul and six diplomats in the Malian city of Gao, and strongly denounced this "barbaric aggression contrary to all the international laws and standards.
Summary: Maghreb foreign ministers met in Rabat on Saturday (February 18th) to lay the groundwork for greater economic and political co-operation as part of the Arab Maghreb Union (UMA).
The conference discussed the report by the Secretary General of the Arab Maghreb Union and another by the Chairman of the Union's Shura Council on the union's recent activities, the Libyan news agency reported on Tuesday.
He will also meet with the Arab Maghreb Union Secretary-General and visit the Tanger-Med port.
The worsening of the situation in the Sahel region and the need to build the Arab Maghreb Union highlight the "emergency" of resolving the conflict and moving forward toward a "political solution", Amrani went on, adding that the statu quo has become "inadmissible".

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