The BOE publishes the agreement with Morocco on security and migration


The agreement between Spain and Morocco on cooperation in security and fight against crime, especially terrorism and organized crime such as illegal immigration signed in 2019, will enter into force on the 30th.

Agreement was signed in Rabat on February 13, 2019 by the Spanish Interior Minister, Fernando Grande-Marlaska, and the Moroccan, Abdelouafi Laftit, as published by the Official State Gazette (BOE) this Thursday, the day on which the President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, visits Morocco.

Collaboration includes the exchange of information and provision of assistance in the operational activity of research.

However, the agreement clarifies that each country may reject in whole or in part or put conditions on the performance of the request for help or information if you consider that it represents a threat to your sovereignty or for your safety or that is in contradiction with the fundamental principles of your legal system or with other essential interests.

Both countries will cooperate in the fight against criminal actions, in particular terrorism, including collaboration and financing, crimes against the life and physical integrity of persons and against property, illegal trafficking in narcotics, psychotropic substances and precursors, trafficking in human beings and illegal immigration.

Likewise, they will collaborate against the sexual exploitation of minors and the production, distribution or possession of material containing pornographic content with the participation of minors, extortion, theft, trafficking and illegal trade in weapons, ammunition, explosives, radioactive substances, biological and nuclear materials, dual-use products and other dangerous substances.

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He too money laundering and illegal financial transactions, crimes in the economic and financial field, currency counterfeiting, crimes against objects of a cultural nature with historical value and theft and illegal trafficking of works of art and ancient objects will be the object of mutual collaboration.

Spain and Morocco will cooperate jointly against the theft, illegal trade and forgery and fraudulent use of motor vehicle documents, forgery and illegal use of identity documents, crimes committed through computer systems and against natural resources and the environment.


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