Morocco: Announcement by King Mohammed VI

Press Statement
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC

The United States welcomes the announcement by King Mohammed VI outlining his pledge to ongoing democratic development through constitutional, judicial and political reforms. This is a moment of profound change in the region and under the leadership of King Mohamed VI Morocco has made significant achievements in the economic, social and political realms.

We fully support the aspirations of the Moroccan people in their efforts to further consolidate the rule of law, raise human rights standards, promote good governance and work toward long-term constitutional reform. The United States values Morocco as a key strategic partner and we stand ready to work with the government and the people of Morocco to realize their democratic aspirations

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