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North Western of Somalia Asserts Upgrade of Ethiopian Consulate to Embassy, Waiting for Ethiopia’s Confirmation

Hargeisa (AX) — Reports suggest that Ethiopia has elevated its consulate in Hargeisa, North Western of Somalia, to embassy status, as stated by North Western of Somalia officials. This announcement was made during the 33rd anniversary of North Western of Somalia's self-proclaimed independence from Somalia on May 18, confirmed by North Western of Somalia President Musa Bihi Abdi and Minister of Information, Culture, and National Guidance, Ali Mohamed Hassan, also known as Ali Marehaan. In an interview with BBC Somali,…

Ethiopia Elevates Consulate in North Western of Somalia to Official Embassy Status

Ethiopia boosts relationship with North Western of Somalia, turning consulate in Hargeisa into embassy, escalating tension with Somalia. Ali Marehaan of North Western of Somalia confirmed the upgrade, signaling a move towards recognition. Celebrations for North Western of Somalia's independence also hinted at the diplomatic shift. The decision was revealed by President Muse Bihi Abdi in a speech. Ethiopia and North Western of Somalia signed an agreement for a Naval Base in return for recognition. Recent Ambassador…

Gobaladda Waqooyi oo shirkado shisheeye u kiraysatay dhameystirka heshiiska badda ee Ethiopia

 Sabti, May, 18, 2024 (AX) - Gobaladda Waqooyi ayaa shirkado caalami ah u kiraysatay sidii ay uga caawin lahaayeen, si loo gaaro mowqifkeeda ku aaddan heshiiska kama dambaysta ah ee Ethiopia.Sida ay daabacday warbaahinta laga leeyahay dalka Germany ee DW oo soo xiganaysa ilo xog ogaal ah oo u dhuun daloola Gobaladda Waqooyi, ayaa sheegtay in koox farsamo oo uu magacaabay madaxweyne Muuse Biixi Cabdi ay u gudbiyeen talooyinkii ay ku heshiiyeen Itoobiya.Kooxda, oo ay ku jiraan shirkadaha caalamiga ah ee qawaaniinta gaarka ah…

North Western of Somalia Seeks Official Recognition from Ethiopia amidst Growing Tensions with Somalia

North Western of Somalia is eager to finalize a contentious agreement with Ethiopia, hoping to secure recognition as an independent state despite Somalia's strong opposition. Celebrating its unilateral declaration of independence in 1991, North Western of Somalia seeks international recognition while pursuing a deal with Ethiopia. Under the agreement, Ethiopia would recognize North Western of Somalia as independent in exchange for leasing sea access and the construction of a military base. Negotiations are in progress,…

Pressure Mounts on US Diplomat in Ethiopia Amid Backlash from Speech

The US ambassador to Ethiopia faces backlash for a speech meddling in the country's affairs, sparking accusations of violating international laws by Addis Ababa. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned Ambassador Ervin Massinga's remarks as misguided and uninformed. Ethiopia accuses the groups supported by the ambassador of seeking to overthrow the government by force, amidst internal conflicts leading to loss of lives. The Ministry plans to collaborate with the US embassy to rectify errors in the statement made by the…

Somalia Rejects Memorandum of Understanding between Ethiopia and ‘North Western of Somalia’

The Foreign Minister of Somalia, Ahmed Moalim Faqi Ahmed, emphasized the crucial need for Arab unity to support Somalia against foreign meddling. He particularly condemned the agreement between "North Western of Somalia" and Ethiopia.As per Somali media reports today, Faki Ahmed led an Arab ministerial group to back Somalia against threats to its sovereignty. This came before the start of the "Preparatory Meeting of the League of Arab States Council" for the 33rd Arab Summit in Manama, Bahrain.During a speech to the…

Revolutionary Delivery: Ethiopia Welcomes Inaugural Shipment from Lamu Port

Ethiopia has welcomed its first shipment from Lamu port in Kenya, showcasing a strong partnership and commitment to the LAPSSET initiative. The MV Abbey II vessel arrived with 60,000 tonnes of fertilizer, marking a milestone in the project initiated during Mwai Kibaki's presidency. Kenya Ports Authority's Managing Director, William Ruto, hailed this event as a significant step towards enhancing business ties between the two countries. With the largest consignment ever seen in Kenya's history, Ruto emphasized the importance…

Somali President Issues Stern Warning to Ethiopia Over Territorial Claims in Somali Waters

In Mogadishu, Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has accused Ethiopia of coveting parts of Somalia's sea, cautioning them to respect a recent MoU with Somaliland's leader. President Mohamud, addressing issues at a mosque in Mogadishu, criticized Ethiopia for trying to exploit Somalia's recovery and historical interest in the Somali Sea. "The Ethiopian Prime Minister and his government are taking advantage of Somalia's vulnerability. Ethiopia has a long history of trying to gain access to our sea," Mohamud stated. He…

Enhancing Security: Somaliland and Ethiopia Forge Partnership for Police Training Initiative

Hargeisa (AX) - Somaliland and Ethiopia have inked a pact in Addis Ababa, in which Ethiopia will provide training for new police units in Somaliland. A post on the Somaliland Police Force's Facebook page revealed on Thursday that Deputy Commissioner General Mesfin Abebe, President of the Ethiopia Police University, and Gen. Abdi Ahmed Tiir, head of training for the Somaliland Police Force, signed the agreement for police training. However, specific details about the deal were not disclosed. The agreement came after a…

Escaping Danger: Sudanese Refugees Seek Safety Outside UN Camp in Ethiopia After Brutal Assaults

Over 1,000 Sudanese refugees escaped a United Nations camp in northern Ethiopia due to violence, per refugees and UN sources. Around 7,000 of the 8,000 camp residents fled on foot after being attacked and robbed by local militias. Detained by police after leaving Kumer camp, located 70 km from the Sudanese border in Ethiopia's Amhara region, the refugees remain anonymous for safety. UNHCR confirmed that 1,000 people felt unsafe at Kumer and left due to security incidents on Wednesday. Ethiopian government officials,…

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