Q: During a speech on Friday, the Moroccan king announced the opening up of a new stage in relations with Spain, which should be based on “trust, transparency, mutual respect and the honoring of commitments.” He also referred to “relations based on partnership and solidarity” between Morocco and France, which are underpinned by the strong friendly relations and mutual respect between the sovereign and President Macron. What is your assessment of the content of this royal speech?
A: Morocco is a great friend of France, with which it has an exceptional partnership. It is a key partner of the EU. Relations between Morocco and Spain are close and strong, and we have no doubt that the two countries will continue and strengthen these strategic relations.