Somaliland:Ethiopia and SL Agree to Collaborate in Ensuring Peace, Development in the Region


Silanyo and Prime Minister Hailemariam DessalegnAddis Ababa June 23/2015 Ethiopia and Somaliland have agreed to work together to make the region peaceful and favorable for development.

Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn held talks here yesterday with a delegation led by Somaliland President Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud.

After discussing about the collaboration they could have along their common borders, both leaders also vowed to fight the extremist group Al-Shabab together.

They have also discussed the possibility of developing the Berbera corridor jointly as Ethiopia is interested in using the Port of Berbera.

The corridor will reportedly be linked to Dire Dawa soon and a railway line would be extended to the port.

President Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud Silanyo said the discussion he had with the prime minister was focused on the all-round relations between Ethiopia and Somaliland.

He said the discussion was cordial and fruitful.


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