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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For instance, although it was said that General Charles de Gaulle -- the founder of the Fifth Republic and one of the most important French politicians of the 20th century -- kept an exact account of every stamp he used and insisted upon paying for each one out of his own pocket, it was an open secret that the Gaullists profited from financial contributions from the Maghreb states of North Africa.
Ways to boost partnership and co-operation between COMESA and Arab Maghreb states were also discussed.
Ahead of Friday's vote, German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere defended the new rule, noting that a large number of people from the three Maghreb states come to Germany for reasons that are not connected to asylum, but "because benefits are better (in Germany) than they might be in their home country."
This is good news for Maghreb states, businessmen and entrepreneurs who will thus gain access to a new funding source for their activities.
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.
In the late 1980s there were proposals for Tunisian involvement in JV refineries to be built in other Maghreb states. Within the framework of the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU), Libya then suggested co-operation on a project to re-process used lube oils at its az-Zawiya refinery.
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).
In his role, Yilmaz will oversee sales operations of all Porsche models across 20 countries and 31 Porsche dealerships in the Middle East, Africa (excluding the Maghreb states) and India.
New York - The UN Security Council called on Monday Sahel and Maghreb states to intensify inter-regional cooperation and coordination.