Somalia backs Syria over Golan heights after Arab summit in Tunis
MOGADISHU, Somalia – Somalia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has attended the 30th ordinary session of Arab summit in Tunisian capital, Tunis.
Ahmed Issa Awad and his delegation joined in Arab summit on behalf of Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, according to a statement.
The Arab heads of state holding its 30th ordinary session in Tunis has on Sunday opposed a U.S. decision to recognize Israel’s annexation of Arab lands captured in 1967.
Heads of states also discussed on several issues, including crises in Palestinian, Yemen, Syria and Libya as well as supporting for Somalia.
Somali FM Awad expressed full support and adherence to Syrian sovereignty over the Golan Heights occupied by Israel.
He says stressed the commitment of Somalia and full respect for the territorial integrity of the Syrian Arab Republic, declaring Golan is as ‘Syrian land’ occupied illegally by Israel under international law and any declaration by any state does not change anything.
Reporting by Abdirisak Mohamud Tuuryare from Mogadishu, Somalia.