The European Union announced on Friday a 450-million-euro (500 million U.S. dollars) aid package for Morocco to cope with COVID-19 pandemic.
A joint statement of Morocco and the EU published in Rabat said 150 million euros will be immediately allocated to support the Moroccan budget.
The joint statement was published following a telephone conversation between Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs Nasser Bourita and Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Oliver Varhelyi.
The Moroccan Ministry of Health confirmed on Friday 58 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number to 333, with 21 deaths. Enditem