This week, the first joint security committee between Israel and Morocco was held in Rabat.
The Israeli delegation was led by the head of the Political and Security Department of the Ministry of Defense, Brigadier General Dror Shalom, and included representatives from the Ministry of Defense and the IDF. The Moroccan delegation was led by Inspector General of the FAR, Balhir Al Farouq. Since the resumption of diplomatic relations, the parties have deepened their security and military ties. During the meeting, the parties discussed common challenges, including Iran’s negative influence and further expansion of security and military cooperation between countries. Morocco and Israel, following the signing of the so-called Abraham Agreements to normalize relations between the Jewish State and Arab countries, have signed a partnership that is political, economic, energy, and defense of a strategic nature, allowing Rabat to gain another powerful ally after Washington, and Tel Aviv to be strongly present in the geopolitics of the Western Mediterranean.
This is an a historic event took place in Rabat. This committee was established as part of the Abraham Agreements, which were signed in order to normalize relations between the Jewish State and Arab countries. During the meeting, the representatives from both countries discussed common challenges they face, as well as opportunities for further expansion of security and military cooperation between them.
The signing of the Abraham Agreements has already had a significant impact on both countries, allowing Rabat to gain another powerful ally after Washington and Tel Aviv to be more present in the geopolitics of the Western Mediterranean. With the establishment of this joint security committee, it is clear that Israel and Morocco are committed to furthering their strategic partnership and strengthening their relations. This is an important step forward for the region, and we are looking forward to seeing further progress in the coming months.