Who put an end to rift between Paris and Rabat?
The resumption of judicial cooperation between France and Morocco on Jan. 31 marked the first step towards putting diplo-matic relations between the two countries back on an even keel. In the corridors of France's Socialist Party some have been acting as go-betweens to heal the breach. [...]
Guigou strives to improve Paris-Rabat ties
Considered to be among Morocco's "best friends" in France's Socialist Party, Elisabeth Guigou is doing her utmost to put paid to a diplomatic crisis that has poisoned relations between Paris and Rabat. According to our sources, the former justice minister [. [...]
Palace's "Socialist friends" in Paris keep the fires burning
With discreet backing from Mohammed VI, several Socialist Party (PS) chieftains in France are working overtime to put the diplomatic rumble between Paris and Rabat over the Hammouchi affair (see below) behind everyone. President of the Institut du Monde Arabe [. [...]
Bosses prepare for Hollande's visit
President François Hollande's first visit to Morocco, on April 3-4, is being carefully planned for by French and Moroccan business circles. Hollande will land in Casablanca, not Rabat, accompanied by some 50-odd French business leaders, all hand-picked by the French [. [...]