THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
November 7, 2013
Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of King Mohammed VI of Morocco
On Friday, November 22, President Obama will host King Mohammed VI of Morocco at the White House. This visit will highlight the long-standing friendship between the United States and Morocco and strengthen our strategic partnership. The President looks forward to discussing a range of issues of mutual interest with King Mohammed VI, including support for Morocco’s democratic and economic reforms. This visit is also an opportunity to increase our cooperation on addressing regional challenges, including countering violent extremism, supporting democratic transitions, and promoting economic development in the Middle East and Africa.