The Abrahamic accords, a shining example of solidarity in the face of regional challenges

The Abraham Agreements are a “shining example” of solidarity in the face of regional challenges, said Moroccan Ambassador to the United States, Lalla Joumala Alaoui, on Wednesday in Washington. Speaking on the occasion of her virtual participation in the 5th edition of the Sedona Forum, organized by the McCain Institute, the ambassador pleaded for greater regional solidarity “to overcome the current pandemic and get us back on track. the way of growth and progress “. Faced with the repercussions of the Covid pandemic and a pre-existing context of complex security and humanitarian challenges that plague the region as a whole, “it has become clear that the regional status quo does not serve the interests of peace or the development of our country, “she noted. “Today there is an urgent need for synergies and cooperation to face the multidimensional threats facing our region,” said Lalla Joumala Alaoui. In this regard, the Ambassador of HM the King said that she has “good hope that the Morocco-United States-Israel agreement can be a shining example of what we can achieve together for the greater good of the region and in the interests of peace “. For the ambassador, this development is based on “a solid base of constant exchanges at social, cultural and human levels, thanks to the large and dynamic Moroccan Jewish diaspora in Israel and in the world”. “The agreement signed between the United States, Morocco and Israel last December intends to capitalize on these solid foundations and offer an additional dimension by including trilateral opportunities for strategic cooperation between our three countries,” she noted. In addition, the diplomat noted that the announcement of the Abrahamic accords “neither surprised nor shocked” Moroccans, recalling that Muslims and Jews have lived side by side for centuries in Morocco, which is distinguished by a significant presence. Jewish dating back two thousand years. “As the only Arab country to have a stable Jewish population, with a fully functioning Jewish justice system and synagogues across the country, I would say there have been few adjustments needed,” the Moroccan diplomat continued. According to its organizers, the Sedona Forum provides a unique opportunity for American and world leaders to have informal discussions on real solutions to the problems facing the world today. This year, the focus was on the challenges and opportunities that impact democracy in the United States and the world. This conclave is the annual high-level gathering initiated by the McCain Institute, named after former US Senator John McCain, with the participation of senior US and foreign officials from different walks of life.