Indonesia and Morocco commemorate the 60th anniversary of diplomatic cooperation between the two countries since April 1960 and have continued to grow stronger.
Director-General for the Asia Pacific and African of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Desra Percaya, in his remarks in an international webinar commemorating 60 years of Indonesia-Morocco cooperation, said that the momentum of the celebration this year is a very important initiative amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
He said Indonesia and Morocco are close friends at the community level. He hopes that Indonesia and Morocco can continue to work together, especially in promoting moderate Islam to the international world.
"The diplomatic relations between Indonesia and Morocco began on April 19, 1960, and for 60 years the cooperation between the two countries in various fields has been going well and stable," Desra said.
"Indonesia and Morocco are also strategic partners in advancing moderate Islam to the international community," he added.
Desra said the cooperation between Indonesia and Morocco can develop by sharing perspectives on moderate Islam and religious harmony in the two countries.
He said that Indonesia and Morocco can continue to develop efforts to promote moderate Islam, counteract radicalism, erase the image of radical Islam, and the stigma of Islamophobia, through bilateral cooperation and in various global cooperation forums. (VOI)