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Morocco’s Special Forces to Receive US Equipment Worth $18 mln | North Africa Post

Morocco’s Special Forces to Receive US Equipment Worth $18 mln | North Africa Post

Morocco’s special forces will receive $18 million dollars as part of a US administration plan worth hundreds of millions of dollars to equip allies in the MENA region to counter the IS threat as the group seeks to relocate its terrorist activities from Iraq and Syria to Africa.

The news was relayed by Al Monitor website, which quoted Pentagon sources.

The Pentagon will outfit a special forces unit in Morocco with more than $18 million in trucks, pistols, rifles and training from US forces to deal with the emerging threat, it said.

Source: Morocco’s Special Forces to Receive US Equipment Worth $18 mln | North Africa Post