Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki and Somali

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki and Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud have arrived in Rome.
The Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Dr. Abiy Ahmed, is present in Rome.
Heads of state and representatives of governments are gathering in Rome for the African-Italian summit that will take place today and tomorrow.
This will be the first time that the leaders of Ethiopia and Somalia, whose relations have been strained since the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between Ethiopia and Somaliland, will meet in person at the same forum.
In relation to the agreement signed between Ethiopia and Somaliland in the past, to advise on "Ethiopia-Somalia" relations and "Sudan War" in Uganda; Hassan Sheikh Mohamud was present at the IGAD emergency meeting in Entebbe, but Dr. Abiy was absent.
One day later, at the 19th meeting of the Heads of State and Governments of the Independent Nations Movement (NAM) held yesterday in Kampala, Uganda, when Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed was present in person; President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud was not present.
The current African-Italian summit in Rome will bring both leaders together in person.
It is not known whether the leaders will have a separate discussion about the meeting between the two countries on the sidelines of the conference.

29-01-2024 12:52