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Federal Parliament Greenlights Somalia’s EAC Membership

Mogadishu (MFASomalia) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation expresses its gratitude to the House of People of the Federal Parliament of Somalia for approving the treaty agreement for the country’s accession to the East African Community (EAC). This significant step, taken on Saturday, marks Somalia’s progression towards becoming an official member of

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Somalia Highlights Concerns Over Regional Stability at EU Indo-Pacific Ministerial Forum

Brussels (MFASomalia) – The Acting Foreign Minister and State Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, H.E. Mr. Ali Mohamed Omar, attended on Friday (February 2) the 3rd EU Indo-Pacific Ministerial Forum held in Brussels, Belgium. In his remarks at the forum, the Acting Foreign Minister stressed Somalia’s firm commitment to addressing global issues in

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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’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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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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Minister's message

The unwavering support to the foreign policy of the Federal Republic of Somalia is championed jointly by President H.E. Dr. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Prime Minister H.E. Mr. Hamza Abdi Barre. Their collective commitment is aimed at consolidating brotherhood and fostering friendships with both brotherly and friendly nations. Additionally, they strive to fortify bilateral cooperation across various sectors to advance common interests and bolster Somalia’s regional and international influence. This commitment operates within the bounds of mutual understanding, cooperation, and compliance with international conventions and laws.

The Federal Republic of Somalia places a keen emphasis on aligning its foreign policy and impactful diplomacy to serve the nation’s interests and its citizens. This dedication is a manifestation of the directives set by His Excellency the President and the outlined work program of the esteemed government, under the leadership of Prime Minister His Excellency Mr. Hamza Abdi Barre. The overarching objective is to actively contribute to the comprehensive development process within the country, ultimately benefiting its citizens. These efforts are rooted in the principles and foundations of policy, reflecting the values ingrained in the Somali people—values such as good neighborliness, mutual respect, tolerance, human coexistence, and a commitment to civilizational exchange with all nations and peoples.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs stands as a pivotal force in steering these goals and determining the future directions of Somalia’s foreign relations. Through these concerted efforts, Somalia aspires to not only strengthen its position on the global stage but also foster enduring relationships based on shared values and mutual cooperation.

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