DJIBOUTI (SD) – US Africa Command (AFRICOM) Releases New Statement on the Commander of U.S. Africa Command and U.S. Ambassador to Somalia’s Bilateral Meeting with President of Somaliland Muse Bihi Abdi.
The United States commended Somaliland for its role in strengthening regional stability and promoting peace and democracy.
“Our 12 May meetings in Hargeisa & Berbera focused on mutual benefits from closer U.S. cooperation w/ Somaliland authorities. Greater engagement b/w AFRICOM & Somaliland’s military and coast guard will advance shared interests in regional stability, protecting vital trade routes.” AFRICOM said.
A new statement from the US Africa Command (AFRICOM) Added “We appreciate Somaliland’s regional role as a resilient, stable, and peaceful democracy. AFRICOM is eager to explore further opportunities to deepen cooperation with Somaliland on our shared objectives to counter terrorism, piracy, and trafficking.”
The latest statement from the US Africa Command appears to be in stark contrast to yesterday’s statement, which described Somaliland as a part of Somalia.
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