Somalia’s president flies to Eritrea
MOGADISHU, Somalia – High level delegation led by Somali President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has departed Mogadishu International airport for Eritrea on Saturday.
Eritrea’s information minister announced of Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed on Twitter, saying it comes at the invitation of Eritrea’s longtime leader Isaias Afwerki.
The two nations have not had diplomatic relations for nearly 15 years.
The visit by Somalia’s leader follows a stunning diplomatic thaw in recent weeks between Eritrea and Ethiopia after more than two decades.