Embattled outgoing US President Donald Trump on Friday acquired Morocco’s highest award for his work in advancing a normalization deal between Israel and Morocco, Reuters stories.
Trump acquired the Order of Muhammad award in a non-public ceremony in his Oval Workplace, introduced to him by Princess Lalla Joumala Alaoui, Morocco’s ambassador to the US.
The Order of Muhammad is an award given solely to heads of state. It was a present from Morocco’s King Mohammed VI to President Trump.
White Home senior adviser Jared Kushner and Center East envoy Avi Berkowitz additionally acquired different awards from the Moroccan King for his or her work on the Israel-Morocco deal, which was reached in December.
Donald Trump management helped dealer offers between Israel, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Sudan and Morocco within the final 5 months.
Nonetheless, the deal was not sealed with out heavy criticism as a result of Trump agreed that the US would acknowledge Morocco’s sovereignty over Western Sahara.
President Trump’s tenure ends on Wednesday, having misplaced his second time period bid to Joe Biden.
US: President Trump receives highest award as he leaves workplace