Israel and Morocco ink defence pact

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  • November 28, 2021
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Israel and Morocco ink defence pact

Part of: Prelims and GS-II- International Relations

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

  • Morocco established formal relations with Israel in 2020 as part of the U.S.-brokered Abraham Accords.
  • Morocco, UAE, Bahrain and Sudan signed agreements to normalize relations with Israel in 2020 as part of the Abraham Accords, which were brokered by the Trump administration.

About Morocco

  • The northwesternmost country in the Maghreb region of North Africa. 
  • It overlooks the Mediterranean Sea to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the west

About Abraham Accords

  • A joint statement between Israel, UAE, and USA, reached on August 13, 2020. 
  • The term was also used to refer collectively to agreements between Israel, UAE and Bahrain.

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