After president François Hollande pledged support for military action against Syria, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry referred to France as “our oldest ally”.
On December 20, 1777, the Kingdom of Morocco became the second country in the world to recognize United States independence, only a year and a half after the U.S. Declaration of Independence was issued. These actions are appreciated because of the lack of power United States as a country had held at the moment.
As of 2019, the US does not have diplomatic relations with North Korea , Bhutan, Syria, and Iran. While the US does have relations with Kosovo and the Holy See, they do not recognize Palestine or Western Sahara as countries, and therefore have no relations with either state.
Morocco has enjoyed a vibrant relationship with the United States since time immemorial. In 1777, Morocco was the first country in the world to formally acknowledge the United States as an independent nation.
Countries considered India’s closest include the Russian Federation , Israel, Afghanistan, France, Bhutan, Bangladesh, and the United States .
The United States considers Japan to be one of its closest allies and partners. Japan is currently one of the most pro-American nations in the world, with 67% of Japanese viewing the United States favorably, according to a 2018 Pew survey; and 75% saying they trust the United States as opposed to 7% for China.
On December 25, 1991, the United States recognized the Russian Federation as the successor to the Soviet Union and established diplomatic relations on December 31, 1991. The United States has long sought a full and constructive relationship with Russia.
Morocco’s invasion into Algeria in 1963 began the Sand War, which killed hundreds of people and defined the two countries’ bitter relationship. “A mainly desert territory in north-west Africa, Western Sahara is the subject of a decades-long dispute between Morocco and the Algerian -backed Polisario Front.”
During World War II , Morocco , which was then occupied by France, was controlled by Vichy France from 1940 to 1942 after the occupation of France by Nazi Germany. However, after the North African Campaign, Morocco was under Allied control and thus was active in Allied operations until the end of the war.
Morocco’s main enemies in Africa are Nigeria, South Africa and Algeria and the main reason is the Moroccan Sahara. You should know that in politics there are no friends and there are no ennemies, there are only interests.
1. Ethiopia . Many historians agree that Ethiopia is one of the oldest countries in the world. While we know that human life has existed in Ethiopia for millions of years thanks to skeletal fragments uncovered, it’s generally agreed that Ethiopia developed as a country in 980 BCE.
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