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China, Morocco state news agencies ink cooperation agreement

MOROCCO-RABAT-CHINA-XINHUA NEWS AGENCY-MAGHREB ARAB PRESS-COOPERATION

Visiting editor-in-chief of China's Xinhua News Agency He Ping (2nd L) signs an agreement with Khalil Hachimi Idrissi (2nd R), president of Morocco's Maghreb Arab Press (MAP), for future cooperation in news businesses, in Rabat, Morocco, on June 16, 2017. (Xinhua/Meng Tao)

RABAT, June 16 (Xinhua) -- Visiting editor-in-chief of China's Xinhua News Agency He Ping on Friday signed an agreement with Khalil Hachimi Idrissi, president of Morocco's Maghreb Arab Press (MAP), for future cooperation in news businesses.

The agreement between the two state news agencies, mainly aimed at video and new media, will contribute to mutual understanding and friendly relations, as China and Morocco have entered a new phase of bilateral strategic partnership, said He.

Idrissi hailed the agreement as a significant step towards an intensive cooperation between the two sides, and also called Xinhua one of the world's most influential news brands, highlighting the cooperation in fields including new media.

Invited by the MAP, He Ping also met M. Mohamed El Aaraj, Morocco's minister of culture and communication, accompanied by Chinese Ambassador to Morocco Sun Shuzhong.

The Chinese editor-in-chief also visited Morocco's national TV station and other media outlets.

[ Editor: Zhang Zhou ]