Morocco and Russia sign judicial cooperation agreement in Moscow

The agreement is intended to exchange experiences and expertise.

The Russian Supreme Court and the Moroccan Supreme Court have signed a cooperation agreement Monday in Moscow.

The agreement, signed by the Presidents of the Court of appeal in Mustafa Fares and Mikhailovich Lebedev, is intended to "experiences, visits, expertise and to share documents on legal and judicial area", the Moroccan news agency MAP.

Lebedev said at the signing that the agreement, the first of its kind, a "strong impulse" will give to judicial cooperation between the two countries.

Fares praised the "depth of relations" between Russia and Morocco. He put the emphasis on the fact that the legal and constitutional reforms of King Mohammed VI, Morocco to a "model in the region" have made.

During their talks, both sides discussed the means of cooperation between the two institutions.