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Eastern Caribbean states appoint their first ambassador to Morocco

Former police commissioner Iam Queeley, who has been appointed as the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States' ambassador to Morocco. / Ph. DR
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The office of the Prime Minister at Saint Kitts and Nevis announced, Thursday, that former police commissioner Iam Queeley has been appointed as the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)'s first ambassador to the Kingdom of Morocco.

According to The Saint kitts & Nevis Observer, office of Prime Minister Timothy Harris said that Queeley has officially retired to become OECS’s envoy to Morocco. The inter-governmental organization includes several Caribbean states, such as Antigua and Barbuda, and Dominica and Grenada.

«Prime Minister Harris proposed Mr. Queeley to the OECS Authority as a candidate for appointment after the OECS Authority had decided to extend formal collective diplomatic relations to the African continent with the opening of Embassies in Rabat and Addis Abba», the same source added.

Timothy Harris, who is currently in Morocco, said Thursday on behalf of his country, during a joint briefing with Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita, that the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis, is «for the resolution of the regional conflict over the Sahara under the sovereignty and the territorial and national integrity of the Kingdom of Morocco, which are unchanging principles, compatible with the UN's».

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