The palace said that foreign policy was a prerogative of the King and it would not be "subject to blackmail."
Morocco resumed diplomatic ties with Israel in late 2020 after a deal brokered by the Trump administration that also included Washington's recognition of Rabat's sovereignty over Western Sahara, a disputed territory where the Algeria-backed Polisario Front seeks to establish its own state.
The opposition PJD party stated last week that "The general secretariat condemns the recent stand by the foreign minister in which he appears to be defending the zionist entity... at a time the Israeli occupation continues its criminal aggression against our Palestinian brothers."
Renewed violence between Israelis and Palestinians poses a challenge to Arab countries that have normalized ties with Israel.
Morocco's official position regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been to support the two-state solution, with East Jerusalem as capital of a Palestinian state.
Since the resumption of ties, Morocco and Israel have signed cooperation agreements, including a defense pact.