Hargeisa (SD) – Ethiopia’s Foreign Ministry says the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia, James Swan, has delivered a special message to President of the Republic of Somaliland, Muse Bihi Abdi.
The ministry said in a statement issued by the ministry every Friday, and said that Swan, who visited Somaliland on January 10, had given the President a message saying the United Nations was supporting an initiative intended to establish bilateral trust between Somaliland and Somalia. And encourage dialogue between the two sides.
The UN Special Representative issued a statement during his stay in Hargeisa, addressing the same issue, but did not provide details of the initiative, which country will host the talks and what time the dialogue is expected to begin.
Somaliland government didn’t confirm nor deny the Ethiopian assertion of Mr. Swan massage to Mr. Bihi