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King of Morocco appoints new envoy to Turkey

Mohamed Ali Lazrak, Morocco’s new envoy to Turkey [Twitter]

King Mohammed VI has appointed new ambassadors to Turkey and 13 other Arab, European and Latin American countries, according to Morocco’s Royal Court.

In a statement released Monday night, Royal Court spokesman Abdul Haq al-Marini said the king had appointed Mohamed Ali Lazrak as Morocco’s new envoy to Turkey.

According to al-Marini, Youssef Amrani was appointed ambassador to South Africa; Zhor al-Alaoui as ambassador to Germany; and Hassan Abu Ayoub as ambassador to Romania.

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Mohamed Sitri was appointed ambassador to Qatar; Khalid Naciri to Jordan; Rajaa Mekkaoui to the Vatican; Youssef Bella to Italy; Yassir Fares to Argentina; Lofi Bouachra to Russia; Jamal Chaibi to Vietnam; Amine Choudri to Peru; and Azzedine Farhane to Austria, according to the spokesman.

Samir Addahre, meanwhile, was appointed Morocco’s new permanent envoy to UNICEF.

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