MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Moroccan king visited Moscow on March 15-16, to discuss bilateral cooperation and internationally important issues and to sign a number of agreements and memorandums.
"This visit will be a turning point in the confirmation of the common desire to boost cooperation," Boussaid said.
17 March 2016, 13:56 GMT
According to the economy minister, promising areas of cooperation are agriculture, energy and tourism.
The king previously visited Moscow in 2002, during which a bilateral declaration on strategic partnership was signed.
Moscow and Rabat established diplomatic ties in 1958, however, the first contact between the two countries started in 1977. The states maintain a high level of cooperation, which is supported by mutual visits of the countries' leadership, including Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to Morocco in 2006.