Morocco will provide the UAE military, intelligence support against terrorism


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Interests are shifting. Morocco will provide direct military, operational and intelligence support to the United Arab Emirates to assist in its fight against terrorism, according to the Moroccan Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

In a statement released by the ministry on Wednesday, Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar announced that the move comes as part of a bilateral military cooperation agreement between the two countries.

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According to Defense News, the contribution will focus on operational military and intelligence aspects, according to the statement.

In addition to the UAE, Morocco is a member of the anti-ISIL coalition where the kingdom provides intelligence and operational support to Emirati, Saudi, Bahraini, Qatari Jordanian and American forces operating in Syria.