Portugal wants to hold a summit with Morocco to create a maritime connection between the countries – News
João Gomes Cravinho attended, in the Algarve, the inauguration of the Islamic baths complex in Loulé and the Barretos manor house, in the historic center of the Algarve city, and highlighted the importance of the past to deepen relations between the two countries, in the presence of the ambassador of Morocco in Portugal, Othmane Bahnini.
“We are aiming to hold a summit between Portugal and Morocco later this year and that [a ligação marítima] will be one of the great themes”, said the minister to the finalists of the meeting, noting that the project still has to go forward.
Among these autarchic agents, which are the prerogatives of a public administration, are “it needs normal workers” or “the connections”, which “are also assured by being involved” in the discussion”.
“But we are in agreement, the Governments of Portugal and, as many elements are at ease, and we think, in the coming months, we will have the capacity to create this sea crossing to create this maritime capacity between Portugal and Morocco to assemble”, he added.
The same source likely that this project “is a priority for sure is not unique”, but underlined because the relationship between the countries “is rich and varied a variety of countries”, that “Portimão has been the installation of this maritime link with Morocco , stressed that “there are several possibilities and in this regard, private operators also have to give their opinion.”
About the opening of the Islamic Baths of Loulé, João Gomes Cravinho said “tremendous importance, because the past is a prologue to the present and to the”, because the building demonstrates “the intensity of interaction” that Portugal has “on the international level” ” .
“What we are today as Portuguese, what our identity is, is made up of an interaction over the centuries with other peoples, and this is an excellent basis for our contemporary relationship and for that with others, namely with Morocco” , he said.
João Gomes Cravinho considered that the number “is an intrinsic part” of “Portuguese identity”, just as Portugal is “an intrinsic part of Moroccan identity”, and stressed that “just look at the huge vestige of Portuguese presence along the Moroccan coast”. to see it”.
“As the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Affairs, and much happier this moment, this distinction between the Baths of the Chamber, may it be as happy as this cultural plan, in terms of tourism, but. also in terms of our external relationship”, praised the regulator.
The minister also added that Portugal and Morocco are working to “create an agreement for the permanence and stay of Moroccans in Portugal” that allows “to create legal, legitimate, that facilitate the coming to Portugal of Moroccans” and “facilitate in the sense reverse” the departure of Portuguese to Morocco.