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Somalia Condemns Ethiopia’s Attempt to Obstruct the Somali Delegation from Attending AU Summit

Press Statement (for immediate release)   Mogadishu, Somalia February 17, 2024 The Federal Republic of Somalia strongly condemns the provocative attempt by the Ethiopian government to obstruct the delegation of the Somali President from attending the 2024 African Union Summit in Addis Ababa. This action breaches all diplomatic and international protocols and, most critically, the …

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In Arabic: Somalia Condemns Terrorist Attack, Extends Condolences to UAE

The Federal Republic of Somalia extends its heartfelt condolences to the United Arab Emirates for the tragic loss of its military officers in Mogadishu on Saturday, February 10th. Somalia unequivocally condemns this cowardly terrorist act, emphasizing our society’s rejection of such reprehensible behavior. ->###<- To access the press release in PDF format, please follow the …

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Somali Acting FM receives a copy of the credentials of the newly appointed Kenyan Ambassador

Mogadishu (MFASomalia) – The Acting Foreign Minister and State Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, H.E. Mr. Ali Mohamed Omar, received on Sunday in his office at the ministry in the capital, Mogadishu, copies of the credentials of the newly appointed Ambassador of the Republic of Kenya to the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. …

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Ministerial Statement Condemning Ethiopia’s Unprovoked Violation and Attack on Somalia’s Territorial Integrity

Press Statement (for immediate release) Mogadishu, Somalia February 11, 2024 The Federal Republic of Somalia firmly rejects the so-called “memorandum of understanding” signed between the Federal Democratic Republic Ethiopia and the Somalia provincial administration of Somaliland on 1 January, 2024. This illegal MOU is a clear violation of Somalia’s sovereignty, unity, and territorial integrity. Moreover, …

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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 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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