Moroccan Minister Holds Talks with US State Under Secretary for Political

Rabat – Delegate Minister to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Mbarka Bouaida held, here Wednesday, talks with US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, Thomas Shannon.This meeting was an opportunity to continue the discussions launched in Washington and prepare for the forthcoming Morocco-USA Strategic Dialogue, Shannon told the press following the talks.The US official praised the excellent partnership relations between the United States and Morocco in various fields, adding that these “historic and future-oriented relations that have managed to adapt to the political changes in the interest of both countries and peoples.” Discussions also focused on security and development issues, the US official said.“It was an opportunity to continue the dialogue already launched a long time ago and to prepare for the next session of strategic dialogue,” Bouaida said.“We have a very rich bilateral agenda with the United States,” she said, adding that this agenda covers a wide range of issues, including economic, cultural, security and political issues.The US State Under Secretary for Political Affairs will also visit Tunisia, Algeria, Burkina Faso and Mali as part of a tour that will end on February 25 , the US Embassy to the Kingdom said in a statement.MWN With MAP read more

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The inevitable stages of Trivial Pursuit rage

first_img1. “This is a great idea!”You’ve had your second turkey dinner in as many days, there was enough Vienetta left for everyone to have a bit, and now you’re going to sit down to a nice family game of Trivial Pursuit in front of the fire.Lovely. Source: Claus Rebler/Flickr2. “But I WANTED to be Blue!”You’ve now been with your family for 48 hours. Being the ‘blue one’ is your last gasp attempt at some kind of autonomy.Instead, your sister got to be blue. The injustice! Source: Jon/Flickr3. “GERMANY AND WEST GERMANY ARE BOTH ACCEPTABLE ANSWERS!”Before long, the quibbling begins. Hours and hours of quibbling. Source: Imgur4. “How the F**K am I supposed to know that?”Rage at the massive gaps in your knowledge starts to spill over. Source: Imgur5. “They’re called CHEESES you dope!”A squabble breaks out over what the triangular pieces are called. 6. “I’M NOT CRYING”You are crying. You are. Just go with it. Source: Jacobsms/Flickr/ via DailyEdge.ie7. “How are you supposed to get the the f**king centre? HOW?”The frustration at never, ever being able to throw the number you need on the dice begins to wear you down. Source: Flickr/mstearne8. “I’m not playing anymore”Inevitable. Source: Imgur11 signs you’ve already spent too much time with your family>7 Irish people who lost the ‘Bridesmaids v The Dark Knight’ battle last night>last_img read more

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