Egypt Affirms Full Support for Somalia as President Hassan Sheikh Visits Cairo

Saturday January 20, 2024 - 15:49:29
Staff Reporter
Cairo ( - Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud touched down in Cairo today, responding to an invitation from Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi. This visit comes at a crucial time amidst rising tensions between Ethiopia and Somalia, with Egypt firmly pledging its support for the latter.
Egypt's Foreign Minister, Sameh Shoukry, underscored this commitment, stating, "Our unwavering dedication to supporting Somalia is clear. Collaborative efforts are underway to facilitate vital training and support for Somali officials, aimed at empowering them to assert sovereignty over their entire territories with efficiency." The developments hint at a strategic alliance as nations navigate complex geopolitical dynamics in the region.

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