Somalia President to visit Eritrea tomorrow after receiving an official invitation from Eritrea’s President

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Horndiplomat-The President of Somalia Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed (Farmajo) to visit Eritrea tomorrow, Eritrea Minister of Information announces it. Horndiplomat Reports

The Eritrean Minister of Information Yemane G. Meskel says President Isaias Afwerki has invited Mr Farmajo to visit Asmara.

“On the invitation of President Isaias Afwerki, the President of the Republic of Somalia, H.E. Mohammed Abdullahi Mohammed, will pay a three-day visit to Eritrea. President Mohammed Abdullahi and his delegation are scheduled to arrive in Asmara tomorrow morning.” Said Minister hawelti on his Twitter.

The Somalia President visit Eritrea’s capital Asmara comes after The Ethiopian reformist new Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afeworki to visit each other capitals, in a bid to normalize relations between the two Horn of Africa nations. After decades of hostility, the Ethiopian and Eritrean delegations was welcomed by crowds in the streets, signs of the growing rapprochement that has taken place in recent weeks. Following discussions between Abiy and Isaias, the two leaders announced that flights will resume, embassies will be reopened, and that landlocked Ethiopia would be able to utilize Eritrea’s seaports. For the first time in two decades, a direct international telephone connection between Ethiopia and Eritrea was also restored.

This is a developing story, Please check back at the Horndiplomat for Updates.

By: Chriss Downsen Horndiplomat’s Foreign Correspondent Tweets @Chriss_Africa 

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