Somalilandsun – At this time when faced with tumultuous events the government and people of Ethiopia should rest assured of full support from counterparts in Somaliland.
This was stated by the Somaliland foreign minister Dr Saad Ali Shire during a briefing to Geeska Afrika in Hargeisa that pertained to ongoing events in neighbouring Ethiopia where a state of emergency has been put in place following the abrupt resignation of Prime Minister HaileMariam Desalegn
Stressing on the very important and historic ties between the two countries the foreign minister also pointed out the fact that the same relations dictate that prevalent events affect Somaliland either positively or negatively.
Pledging full support from the people and government of Somaliland , Dr Saad Ali Shire was equivocal Ethiopia which enjoys tremendous political maturity will come out of its current predicament triumphantly.
Though Somaliland remains unrecognized International as a sovereign nation, it enjoys good relations with Ethiopia which is the only country to establish a fully fledged diplomatic mission in Hargeisa