EU Launches Trade Talks With Morocco

Law360, New York (March 1, 2013, 4:01 PM EST) -- The European Union has entered talks with Morocco for a free trade agreement, part of an effort to strengthen economic ties between Europe and North Africa, an EU official said Friday.

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso announced that the EU and Morocco had launched negotiations for a comprehensive free trade agreement. Barroso, who discussed the start of the negotiations during a speech in Rabat, Morocco, said the time was right for Morocco and the EU to strengthen their cooperation with one another and that the...
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