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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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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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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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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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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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Somalia strongly opposes biased Statement by IGAD Executive Secretary in favor of Ethiopian Government

Press Statement (for immediate release) Mogadishu, Somalia January 03, 2024 The Federal Government of Somalia expresses deep dissatisfaction and disappointment with the recent statement made by the Executive Secretary of IGAD regarding the relations between the Federal Republic of Somalia and Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. The statement unfortunately falls short of condemning the Ethiopian …

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Somalia rejects the unauthorized MoU between Ethiopia and the Somaliland Administration.

Mogadishu (MFASomalia) – The Federal Government of Somalia unequivocally rejects Ethiopia’s unauthorized memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Somaliland (the northern regions of Somalia) on January 1 in Addis Ababa. As per our constitution and international laws, Somaliland is an integral part of Somalia. Upholding peace and stability in the region is paramount. Click here to …

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Somalia declares the so-called Memorandum of Understanding between the Somaliland administration and Ethiopia as null and void

The Somali Council of Ministers’ press release underscores the Federal Government of Somalia’s decisive stance on Ethiopia’s violation of Somali sovereignty. It emphasizes the importance of upholding territorial integrity. Access the PDF statement by clicking on this link.

Statement of condolence

The Federal Republic of Somalia expresses its heartfelt condolences to the government and people of the People’s Republic of China in the aftermath of the tragic earthquake that struck remote areas of northwest China just over a week ago. The earthquake, measuring 6.2 magnitude, stands as one of the strongest seismic events that China has …

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