27 February 2013

Somalia: Somali President Accredits Five European Ambassadors in Mogadishu

The Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud received the credentials of five newly-appointed European ambassadors to Somalia in Mogadishu yesterday (February 26). The ambassadors of Belgium, France, Germany, Spain and Finland presented their credentials during meetings at the President's offices. The President expressed his hope that Somalia would "soon see many international flags flying over Mogadishu." The ambassadors, who had previously been based in Nairobi, form part of a growing contingent of embassies and missions based in Mogadishu which include Ethiopia, Iran, Turkey and Yemen.

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