It is good omen that Somaliland’s aspirations are being achieved at last, says Ambassador Barkhad


By M.A. Egge

Somaliland Deputy Ambassador in Ethiopia Barkhad Mohamud Kariye has said it is good omen that Somaliland’s identity that has been sought for a long time is now realized through reciprocal relations made with Ethiopia.

In an interview on concerning different aspects the acting Ambassador had with MM tvon Wednesday, Barkhad talked about the efforts of the President H.E. Musa Bihi Abdi has contributed to the achievement of the goals of aspirations of the people of Somaliland for thirty years and more.

He underscored the deep bilateral relations between the two countries of Somaliland and Ethiopia has that includes trade, security, social, diplomatic and political.

He explained that the MoU between the two nations “as the government and the President of the Somaliland have explained severally is a reciprocal exchange of interests, at an international level”.

He further explained, “The agreement has been signed and technical committees are in the process of cobbling the modalities for the implementation of the landmark agreement”.

Ambassador Barkhad said that the community of Somaliland has welcomed the agreement with Ethiopia and they are waiting for its details.

“I am correcting one thing, no one is against the MoU, and those who spoke about it pointed out that they are only waiting for details about it”, he said.

He said that the aspersions cast were only the work distracters and enemies hence when the real modalities are vividly put in place people would appreciate and rejoice.