Somali president set to pay his 2nd visit to Eritrea 3 months


MOGADISHU [SMN] – Somali president Hassan Sheikh is expected to travel to Eritrea this week, the second visit since July of this year.


An official at Villa Somalia, the state house has confirmed to Shabelle Media Network that the president will arrive in Asmara in the coming days without providing further details.

The president will hold talks with his Etitrean coumterpart Isias Afewerki in Asmara on the troops trained in the country whom the government wants to bring them back home.

The meeting is set to touch on the biltral ties between Mogadishu and Asmara.

The trip will become the second of its kind since the election of Hassan Sheikh as president of Somalia in Mogadishu by the parliament in May of this year.

The president is now in Egypt, attending the UN climate confrence in Sharma el-shaikh.


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