Israel and Morocco sign a defence deal


Israel and Morocco have signed a landmark agreement that lays the foundation for security cooperation, intelligence sharing, and future arms sales.

  • The memorandum of understanding between Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz and his Moroccan counterpart Abdellatif Loudiyi was signed  on 24 November 2021 in Rabat, as part of the first official visit by an Israeli defence minister to one of the Arab states that normalised ties last year.
  • Morocco, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Sudan signed agreements to normalise relations  with Israel in 2020 as part of the Abraham Accords, which were brokered by the Trump administration.
  • The Abraham Accords broke a longstanding consensus among Arab states that  normalisation  with Israel only takes place as part of a resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
  •  Capital Of Morocco : Rabbat 

Currency of Morocco : Moroccan dirham

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