Month: January 2024

Acting FM receives the credentials of the head of the IGAD mission to Somalia

Mogadishu (MFASomalia) – The Acting Foreign Minister and State Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, H.E. Mr. Ali Mohamed Omar, received on Monday in his office at the Ministry in the capital, Mogadishu, the credentials of the Head of the IGAD Mission to the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Mr. Mohamud Abdi Ahmed, and …

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Somalia Applauds ICJ Decision, Urges Swift Action to Halt Gaza Genocide by Israel

Press Statement (for immediate release) Mogadishu, Somalia January 27, 2024 The Federal Republic of Somalia extends its wholehearted support for the recent decision by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to assert primary jurisdiction in investigating Israel’s commission of genocide in the Gaza Strip. This landmark ruling marks a significant step towards accountability for the …

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Gure urges global diaspora mobilization in response to unlawful Ethiopia-Somaliland deal

Mogadishu (MFASomalia) – In a recent televised talk show on Somali National Television (SNTV), Mr. Ibrahim Gure Mohamed, the Director of the Diaspora Affairs Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, emphasized the crucial role played by the Somali diaspora in defending the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Somalia. The discussion centered …

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Somalia’s Acting FM Conducts Diplomatic Marathon at NAM Summit, Addresses Regional Partners on Unity and Sovereignty

Kampala (MFASomalia) – The Acting Foreign Minister and State Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, H.E. Mr. Ali Mohamed Omar, conducted substantive discussions during the preliminary ministerial meeting for the upcoming Non-Aligned Movement Summit in Kampala, Uganda. The summit, scheduled to commence tomorrow, January 19, is poised to address a range of global issues …

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Somalia: “unless Ethiopia rectifies by retracting the illegal MOU and reaffirms sovereignty, there is no room for mediation.”

Press Statement (for immediate release) Mogadishu, Somalia January 18, 2024 We take note of the African Union Peace and Security Commission (AUPSC) meeting and its outcome. We welcome the affirmation of the AUPSC of the sovereignty, unity and territorial integrity of all member states of the African Union. On the basis of upholding that principle, …

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Acting FM of Somalia raises alarm at NAM meeting, urges collective action against violation of sovereignty

The Acting Foreign Minister and State Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, H.E. Mr. Ali Mohamed Omar, addressed the Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement taking place today in the Ugandan capital, Kampala. The text of his speech is provided below. Ladies and Gentlemen, Esteemed Delegates, Fellow Members of the Non-Aligned Movement. Somalia is …

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Press Statement: Somalia affirms strong backing for One China Policy

Press Statement (for immediate release) Mogadishu, Somalia January 14, 2024 In response to recent media queries regarding elections in Taiwan, the Federal Republic of Somalia reaffirms its unwavering commitment to the One China Policy and emphasizes its consistent, clear, and principled stance on the matter. The Federal Republic of Somalia recognizes Taiwan as an inalienable …

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Acting Foreign Minister Ali Omar concludes two Italian Language Courses at Diplomatic Institute

Mogadishu (MFASomalia) – The Acting Foreign Minister and State Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, H.E. Ali Mohamed Omar, concluded on Saturday (January 13) two courses in the Italian language at the headquarters of the Diplomatic Institute, located within the Foreign Ministry building in the capital, Mogadishu. The language courses, which were organized by …

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Somali Acting FM holds talks with Turkish FM, focusing on strengthening diplomatic relations

Ankara (MFASomalia) – The Acting Foreign Minister and State Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, H.E. Mr. Ali Mohamed Omar, met on Thursday (January 11) in Ankara with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the sisterly Republic of Turkiye, H.E. Mr. Hakan Fidan. The discussions were centered on enhancing the bonds between the two …

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Acting Foreign Minister of Somalia meets Qatar’s State Minister for Foreign Affairs in Doha

Doha (MFASomalia) – The Acting Foreign Minister and State Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, H.E. Mr. Ali Mohamed Omar, met on Wednesday (January 10) in Doha with the State Minister for Foreign Affairs of the sisterly State of Qatar, Dr. Mohammed bin Abdulaziz Al-Khulaifi. The discussions centered on regional and international developments, with …

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