Somaliland: Ethio-Somaliland Bilateral Relations Enhanced


President Silanyo meets PM Desalegn President Silanyo and Ethiopia PM Desalegn Concurred on the enhancement of existing Security and Commercial relations during a meeting in Addis Ababa.

By: Yusuf M Hasan

ADDIS ABABA (Somalilandsun) – Ethiopian and Somaliland has agreed on strengthening existing bilateral relations between the two neighbouring countries.

At a meeting in Addis Ababa the capital of Ethiopia between President Ahmed Mahmud Silanyo and the prime minister of Ethiopia Hailemariam Desalegn the two heads concurred on the enhancement of Security and commercial ties.

This was informed by President Silanyo during a post meeting press conference in which he not only thanked the Ethiopian leader and government for continued friendship and support that is continuously availed the people of Somaliland.

“Somaliland and Ethiopia share cordial relations of which we are determined to not only sustain but enhance as well” Said president Silanyo.

During the two hours closed door meeting the two leaders are reported to have discussed security and cPresident Silanyo at a meeting with late Meles Zenawi/Fileommercial ties agreed to ensure that on-going technical level committee’s discussions between the two countries are supported to the hilt.

Last week the two countries technical committees meeting at ambassador hotel reached far reaching arrangements pertaining to various aspects of the two nations cooperation in various sectors,

During the Addis Ababa meeting president Silanyo was accompanied by the minister of the presidency Mr Hirsi Haji Ali while the Ethiopian PM had the director general in the ministry of foreign affairs in attendance.

President Silanyo who arrived in Ethiopia from a very successful diplomatic visit to Turkey, Britain and the USA is expected in the country on Sunday the 5th of May