EU urges Ethiopia to respect Somalia’s sovereignty and unity

Brussels (MFASomalia) – In a statement issued by the EEAS, the European Union stood by Somalia and supported its unity and sovereignty, while calling on Ethiopia to respect Somalia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.


Read the text of the statement below.


EEAS Press Team

On 1 January, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Somaliland President Muse Bihi Abdi signed a Memorandum of Understanding on granting Ethiopia access to the sea.

The European Union would like to remind the importance of respecting the unity, the sovereignty and the territorial integrity of the Federal Republic of Somalia pursuant of its constitution, the Charters of the African Union and the United Nations. This is key for the peace and stability of the entire Horn of Africa region.

Click on this link to see the press release by the European Union.


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