Motion of support to the USFP and the Moroccan democratic forces
Meeting of the Socialist International Mediterranean Committee, Rome, 6-7 March 1998
The Socialist International Mediterranean Committee, meeting in Rome on 6-7 March 1998, having welcomed with satisfaction the appointment by King Hassan II of Abderrahmane Youssoufi, First Secretary of the USFP, as Prime Minister in accordance with the Moroccan constitution, and having heard the report by the USFP representative and the debates which followed,
1. congratulates the USFP and its First Secretary A. Youssoufi, on their long struggle for democracy and social justice in Morocco and on the results obtained in the recent elections;
2. notes favourably the positive progress which has been made in the political scene in Morocco with regard to the democratic transition in that country;
3. extends its best wishes for the success and the implementation of regular elections in such a way as to respond to the aspirations and needs of the Moroccan people;
4. lends its full support to the steps undertaken by A. Youssoufi and, through him, by the USFP and the democratic forces in Morocco.