Somaliland: After Port UAE Wants a Military Base in Berbera


President Silanyo at a past meeting with UAE leader

Somalilandsun- The Government of the UAE is extending its military influence within the Gulf of Aden.
According to the Somaliland aviation minister Farhan Aden Haibe, the Emiratis have requested the president of a somaliland for a military base in the port of Berbera where the gulf country recently acquired a 30 year contract worth over $400m to manage and develop the local port.
The UAE submitted the request during a recent visit by president Ahmed Mahmud Silanyo reports Journalist Omar Mohamed Farah adding that a decision is still pending