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March 8, 2013

Morocco, EU begin talks on free-trade accord

titlephotoMorocco and the European Union began discussions on Friday aimed at concluding a free-trade agreement, as EU Commission head Jose Manuel Barroso visited the country.

Such a deal “will give each better access to the other’s markets and improve the business climate in a way that will make it more predictable and stable,” Barroso said after talks with Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane.

“Today, we begin negotiations on a deal to ease the procedures for obtaining visas for certain categories of persons, particularly students, researchers and businessmen and women,” he said.

Barroso, who was later to meet …read more

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