On the occasion of the celebration today of the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Arab Maghreb Union, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation has released Tuesday evening the following communiqué:
"Like the other Maghreb countries, Mauritania today commemorates the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU). On this happy occasion, Mauritania reiterates its commitment to the union as the best framework for achieving the aspirations of our peoples just one maghrébins ties of religion, language and history.
It also expresses its determination to strengthen joint action with the rest of the member countries to meet the challenges and allow passengers to the institutions of the union to carry out the role assigned to them in order to enable our people to achieve the unity, progress and development they aspire to and our region to occupy the place that suits him at the regional and international level as a group of political and economic influence.
Convinced of the need to achieve this goal, Mauritania will spare no effort in this direction. "