Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Ambassador Bonnie D. Jenkins will travel to Rabat and Marrakech, Morocco, January 29 – February 2 as head of the U.S. Delegation to the Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) African Political Meeting and Outreach Event.  The PSI event is co-chaired by Under Secretary Jenkins and the Moroccan Director for African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates Redouane Houssaini, and aims to encourage African countries to endorse the PSI, an enduring global effort to stop the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, their delivery systems, and related items. 

At this PSI event – the largest ever held on the African continent – Under Secretary Jenkins will deliver the U.S. National Statement, hold bilateral meetings with counterparts from participating states, and attend a live chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) defense demonstration that showcases capacity building opportunities for PSI partners. Visit here to learn more about the PSI

While in Rabat, the Under Secretary will hold a meeting with Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita to discuss U.S.-Morocco bilateral cooperation and security in Africa.

U.S. Department of State

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