EU, Morocco sign deal for cooperation on Galileo

EU, Morocco sign deal for cooperation on Galileo

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Brussels, Belgium, 12 December 2006 – The EU has signed a cooperation agreement with Morocco on Europe’s Galileo satellite navigation project, the European Commission said. The commission said the agreement covers joint activities in the fields of scientific research and training, industrial cooperation, trade and market development, standards, certification and regulatory measures.

“The country has the potential to exploit Galileo’s technology, and we plan to jointly develop activities for applications which will not only benefit citizens but also increase safety and efficiency in many sectors,” European Commission Vice-President Jacques Barrot said.