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Morocco requests postponement of Senate Speaker Tariceanu’s visit

The visit Senate Speaker Calin Popescu Tariceanu was scheduled to pay at the end of March to the Kingdom of Morocco has been postponed, upon the request of the Moroccan party, The Senate informs in a press release on Tuesday, ziare.com informs.

The document does not mention the reason for postponement. The visit was scheduled during March 27-31.

“The official visit by Senate Speaker, Mr. Calin Popescu Tariceanu, to the Kingdom of Morocco, which was scheduled during March 27-31, 2019, has been postponed upon the Moroccan request, and is to be rescheduled for a later period which is to be agreed jointly,” the Senate informs.

On Monday, King Abdullah II of Jordan cancelled the visit to Romania, following the announcement made during the weekend, by Prime Minister Viorica Dancila, that the Romanian Embassy in Israel will be relocated from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

“His Majesty King Abdullah II cancels a visit to Romania that had been scheduled to start Monday, in solidarity with Jerusalem,” Jordan’s foreign ministry said on Monday.

King Abdullah II was supposed to meet President Klaus Iohannis and the head of the Department for Emergency Situations, Raed Arafat. Moreover, the visit should have occasioned the conclusion of several agreements between Romania and Jordan.

The Romanian Presidential Administration confirmed the cancellation of the visit.

After announcing on Sunday during a visit paid to the US that, after completing the analysis and in full consensus, Romania will relocate the Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, PM Viorica Dancila has got back over the issue during a TV show, saying the announcement of the Romanian embassy relocated to Jerusalem was just a personal opinion.

The initial announcement was made during a speech on Sunday, in the US, at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC).

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