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U.S. Welcomes Moroccan Government’s Hospitality Toward Jewish Conclave

The State Department said today that the United States “welcomes” the hospitality of the Moroccan government toward the international conference of Jews from Morocco that included a 35-member delegation from Israel.

“The Congress of the Council of Jewish Communities in Morocco is a bi-annual private event organized by the leaders fo Morocco’s Jewish community, who this year invited participants. From Jewish communities outside of Morocco, ” State Department spokesman John Hughes said.

“The Moroccan government, which has traditionally maintained a good relationship with its minority communities, has apparently played a welcoming role to this internationalized meeting in aid of fostering dialogue on a range of questions of interest to the countries of the region,” Hughes concluded.