Somalilandsun – The President of the Puntland State of Somalia, Abdirahman Mohamed Mohamud “Farole” commended Ethiopia’s role in facilitating last week’s agreement between the Federal Government of Somalia and the Interim Juba Administration reports the Ethiopian ministry of foreign affairs.
He met with Prime Minister Hailemariam in Addis Ababa on Tuesday (September 3) to discuss ways to advance security and governance in Somalia. The talks also covered issues relating to the Somali Federal Constitution, to security and economic relations between Ethiopia and Puntland.
President Farole stressed the need to strengthen relations in security and economic cooperation to develop the sub-region. Prime Minister Hailemariam underlined the need to abide by the Federal Constitution.
He noted that Ethiopia and IGAD Member States agreed that this was the basis for reconstruction and reconciliation in Somalia, and for the creation of other federated states.