10 July 2018

Somalia: Farmajo Meets Former President in Turkey, Discuss Key Issues

Somali president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has met with his predecessor Hassan Sheikh Mohamud in Ankara, the capital of Turkey on Monday night.

According to a statement posted on the President's Twitter handle, Farmajo and Mohamud discussed a range of issues regarding the current situation in the country.

President Farmajo has taken office after winning last year's election in Mogadishu, succeeding Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the 8th president of the Federal Republic of Somalia.

The president has arrived in Turkey on Sunday for the inauguration of his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan who has been reelected in June during presidential polls.

Under Erdogan's leadership, Turkey's relations with Somalia has significantly improved.

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