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US Marine Forces Commander, Royal Moroccan Navy Inspector discuss new partnering opportunities

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Commander of US Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa Major General Micheal E. Langley spoke by telephone, Thursday, with Vice Adm. Mostafa El-Alami, Royal Moroccan Navy Inspector.

According to a press release sent by the US embassy in Rabat, Langley and El-Alami discussed «the many successful military-to-military engagements in the past few years between U.S. Marines and the Royal Moroccan Armed Forces».

These engagements include «the training of Moroccan Special Operations Forces, the Humanitarian Mine Action program to develop Moroccan explosive ordnance disposal technicians and instructors, and major exercises like African Lion», reads the same statement.

In addition to affirming the importance of US-Morocco partnership between the US Marine Corps and the Royal Moroccan Armed Forces, the two leaders discussed «new opportunities to partner with Morocco’s Naval Infantry forces by expanding combined training opportunities».

They also «pledged to seek new opportunities for cooperation and to support regional stability by strengthening the professionalism and capabilities of the region’s naval and amphibious forces», it concluded.

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