Russia, Morocco Sign String Of Energy And Military Deals

13 Oct 2017   Morocco, Russia

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev discussed supplying liquefied Russian natural gas to Morocco on a visit to Rabat on October 11 during which he signed a string of energy, military, and other deals. Medvedev met with Moroccan Prime Minister Saadeddine El Othmani and presided at a signing ceremony for 11 bilateral agreements covering cooperation in such areas as customs, agriculture, the military, culture, energy efficiency, and nuclear energy. Medvedev touted what he called a “very promising project to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to meet the needs of the Moroccan economy,” saying during a press conference that “the potential for cooperation is huge.” Russia’s energy minister, Aleksandr Novak, on a visit to Morocco last month said an LNG regasification terminal was being built and the two countries discussed gas deliveries by the Russian groups Gazprom and Novatek, local media reported. Morocco has few oil and gas reserves of its […]

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