The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mr. Nasser Bourita, held talks, on Monday 29 May 2017 in Rabat, with his Burkinabe counterpart, Mr. Aplha Barry.
Following this meeting, Mr. Barry stated that Burkina Faso supports the request of Morocco to adhere to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), stressing that Burkina Faso has always had the same stand concerning Morocco, which is continuous support on international and regional issues.
Moreover, Burkina Faso's Minister said that the talks touched on the cancellation of visas between his country and Morocco.
For his part, Mr. Bourita declared that in conformity with His Majesty the King's instructions given during his meeting, on November 16 in Marrakech, with Burkina Faso's President, an agreement was finalized on the visa cancellation, which will be signed shortly.
The Minister added that the talks were an occasion to discuss the upcoming 4th session of the Morocco-Burkina Faso joint cooperation committee slated next October, underlining that this event will be combined with another one which is the businessmen forum to reinforce ties between the two countries' economic operators.