President Farmajo in Asmara for bilateral talks

Eritrea & Somalia agree to enhance bilateral relations

ASMARA– Somali president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo and Eritrean president, Isaias have agreed to accelerate bilateral cooperation between their countries.

President Farmajo has arrived in Asmara on Sunday from Jubba of Sudan where he attended a ceremony to sign agreement South Sudanese government and rebel group.

During meeting in Asmra both leaders focus on bolstering the Eritrea-Somalia cooperation framework, consolidation of a strong, independent and sovereign Somalia.

According to Eritrean Information minister, Yemane G. Meskel, the leader agreed to upgrade the all-rounded 2018 Asmara Agreement

Booth leaders of Somalia and Eritrea further agreed to re-double ongoing efforts for regional integration on the basis of the Tri-Partite Agreement signed subsequently between Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia.

The minister confirmed the leaders will continue their talks today in Asmara town.

In 2018, Somalia and Eritrea signed an agreement to establish diplomatic ties after over a decade of animosity.

The two countries also establish embassies in their respective cities but two years down the line, none of them has not established embassy.







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