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Saturday, September 22nd, 2018

MOROCCAN PM TO ATTEND CHINA-AFRICA SUMMIT IN BEIJING

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Moroccan Prime Minister, Saadeddine El Othmani, will take part in the Beijing Summit, of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), due on Sept 3-4, a local news website reported, Friday.

The summit, in Beijing, will discuss the Belt and Road Initiative, the UN 2030 Agenda, for Sustainable Development, and the African Union’s Agenda 2063, le360.ma news site, cited official sources, as saying.

The initiative, proposed by China in 2013, refers to the Silk Road Economic Belt, and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, which aim at building a trade and infrastructure network, connecting Asia with Europe and Africa, along the ancient trade routes of the Silk Road.

Source: Voice of America

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