Somali president holds talks with leaders of Canada, Norway and EU

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has met the leaders of Norway, Canada and the European Union on the sidelines of the African Union in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.

“I enjoyed a fruitful discussion with PM @JustinTrudeau on the sidelines of the AU Summit today. We discussed further strengthening the strong bilateral relations between our two sides. @Canada and #Somalia share strong people to people relations and we endeavour to build on this,” President Farmajo said in a Twitter post.

“I had productive talks with PM @erna_solberg of #Norway on the sidelines of the AU Summit today. We discussed further strengthening the strong bilateral relations between our two sides. @Norway is a strong supporter of #Somalia in our successful economic reforms,” he said of his meeting with the Norwegian premier.

“In a fruitful discussion held with @EUCouncil President HE @CharlesMichel in Addis Ababa, we discussed Somalia’s state-building process, including progress made in areas of security, economic reforms, strengthening institutions, regional issues & the EU vital support for Somalia,” President Farmajo said in another tweet.

President Farmajo is expected to return to the country after attending the 33rd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union which concluded on Monday.

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