Somaliland: An Interview with former British Ambassador to Somalia

London (HAN) April 6, 2015 – Public Diplomacy and Regional Security News. An Interview with former British Ambassador to Somalia William Fullerton. BY. Mohammed Ibrahim Shire. Ambassador William Fullerton served as the British Ambassador to Somalia from 1983 to 1987 (Including Somaliland).

British government use to assign an experience diplomats to Somalia, because of its status in Africa and Arabian peninsula.   Ambassador William,  previous posts include; Governor of the Falkand Islands and Ambassador to Morroco, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan.

Some of his answers:

“My wife and I were able to travel all over the country from the Kenya border to the one  with Djibouti, though for some of the longer journies we had a police escort.

We were hospitably and courteously received everywhere. Mogadishu was considered a safer town to walk anytime, everwhere and was safer Nairobi.

Ambassador William’s interview will be part of the forthcoming Somaliland documentary. (Click Full Report)


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