Morocco supports UNSC membership for India
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Last Updated: Thursday, April 07, 2011, 20:50
  
New Delhi: Morocco on Thursday extended support for India's permanent membership to the United Nation Security Council.

The Morrocan support was extended by its Foreign Minister Tai Fassi Fihri during his meet with his Indian counterpart S M Krishna.

"Moroccan Foreign Minister Tai Fassi Fihri expresses full support for India's permanent membership of UNSC," an official of the Ministry of External Affairs said.

Fihri, who came here yesterday evening on an official visit will leave later in the night.

India was active in the United Nations in supporting Moroccan freedom movement and recognised Morocco on June 20, 1956 when it became independent of the protectorate arrangements with France.

Bilateral trade between the two nations has been growing in the past 10 years and had reached USD 1.19 billion in 2008-09.

PTI


First Published: Thursday, April 07, 2011, 20:50


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