NotWe intend to organize a summit between Portugal and Morocco later this year and this question (Naritime link, editor’s note) will be one of the most important, The head of Portuguese diplomacy, João Gomes Cravenho, told reporters at the end of the opening of the Islamic bath complex in the Algarve (270 km northwest of Tangier), the Portuguese website reported. observer.
For this Portuguese official, there is “A number of factors to consider In order for this project to move forward, the Create a maritime boundary between Morocco and Portugal.
Insisting on the conviction of the two governments of the importance of this project, João Gomes Cravinho announced that the city of Portimão (285 km from the port of Tangiers) was proposed to install this maritime link with Morocco.
The Minister also said that Portugal and Morocco are working on “Agreement on work and residence for Moroccans in Portugal which will allow “To create the legal framework that will facilitate the arrival of Moroccans to Portugal” vice versa.
Regarding the historical relationship between Rabat and Lisbon, João Gomez Cravinho considered that Morocco was “essential part” From Portuguese identityJust like Portugal “An integral part of the Moroccan identity”noting that“You just have to look at the many traces of the Portuguese presence along the Moroccan coast to realize it.”.