Somaliland: Delegation Meets Somalia President in Ethiopia
ADDIS ABABA, Somalia Oct 18 (Garowe Online) - Confidential reports reaching Garowe Online news desk from the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa confirm that Somali President Abdullahi Yusuf met with a delegation from the Somali breakaway Republic of Somaliland on his ongoing visit to the African Union capital.
President Yusuf’s meeting with Abdullahi Mohamed Du’ale, Somaliland’s recently-appointed foreign minister, was organized by Ethiopian officials, who invited both delegations to visit
Both delegations arrived in
Sources said the two parties discussed new developments in
Ethiopian government mediators encouraged both Somali sides to reach common ground in dealing with the threat posed by the Islamist militia in control of
The Ethiopian government considers the Islamists a threat and has dispatched thousands of its military forces, as confirmed by witnesses, to back up President Yusuf’s interim government in the inland city of