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Algeciras

(älhāthē`räs), city (1990 pop. 102,079), Cádiz prov., S Spain, in Andalusia, on the Bay of Algeciras opposite Gibraltar. A Mediterranean seaport, it is the main Spanish ferry terminal to North Africa. Fishing and tourism are also important. It was the first Spanish town taken (711) by the Moors. In the naval engagements of July, 1801, near Algeciras, the British defeated the French and Spanish fleets.

Algeciras

a port and resort in SW Spain, on the Strait of Gibraltar: scene of a conference of the Great Powers in 1906. Pop.: 108 779 (2003 est.)
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A l'etranger, la Fondation continue d'offrir son assistance aux membres de la Communaute marocaine transitant par les ports europeens d'Almeria, Algesiras, Sete et Genes.
In terms of police cooperation, the two officials signed a cross-border police cooperation agreement, through creating cross-border police cooperation centers in the ports of Algesiras and Tanger Med, which will allow for optimal change and processing of information relating to cross-border criminality and facilitate coordination in this field, the release added.
Une bonne partie a opte cet ete pour le port de Tarifa comme alternative pour esquiver les eventuelles longues durees a passer aux aires de pre-embarquement a Algesiras.
Regarding security cooperation, he went on, a cross-border police cooperation agreement was signed to set up cross-border police cooperation centers in Algesiras and Tanger-Med ports.
Summary: Madrid - A new Spanish association was created in Algesiras (south of Spain) in support for Morocco's initiative to grant autonomy to its southern provinces, the Sahara.
Il est egalement prevu des periodes d'attente plus courtes aux ports d'embarquement espagnols vers le Maroc (Almeria, Malaga, Algesiras, Tarifa et Motril/Malaga).
Parmi les nouveautes introduites cette annee, la meme source signale le changement de placement des points de controle de la police a Algesiras afin d'ameliorer l'embarquement de vehicules.
Summary: Madrid - A new Spanish association was created in Algesiras (south of Spain) in support of Morocco's initiative to grant autonomy to its southern provinces, the Sahara.
La Fondation Mohamed VI pour la solidarite a deja reuni toutes les conditions necessaires pour bien mener l'acceuil des MRE et donner l'assistance appropriee aux membres de la Communaute marocaine transitant par les ports europeens d'Almeria, Algesiras, Sete et Genes.
000 agents des corps de securite et les centres de cooperation de police et de la garde civile installes a Tanger et Algesiras.
L'immobilisation des bateaux de la Comanav Ferries-Comarit a Sete et Algesiras et la signature par le gouvernement marocain d'un contrat avec l'armateur italien, la veille de l'operation transit 2012, cela signifie que le Maroc a echoue a maintenir ce joyau, qui faisait la fierte du pays.
Les lignes regulieres de transport maritime entre les ports Tanger-Med et Algesiras assurent quotidiennement 35 voyages aller-retour grace a 12 ferries, dont 4 rapides, appartenant a 4 societes operant dans le transport maritime.