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Somaliland denies reports of Ethiopia suspending 19% of Berbera Port

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Somaliland Yasin Haji Mohamud Hirir (Faratoon), denied a report this week published by Capital newspaper Addis Ababa that the Ethiopian government had stopped its 19% stake in the development of Berbera port.

According to Capital newspaper, Ethiopia’s plan to build a port in Sudan, Ethiopia said it had a 19% stake in the development of the port of Berbera, but said this week that the project had been completed completely. stopped. “Ethiopia contributes 19% to the development of the Berbera port, but it was reported this week that the project had been completely canceled.” The newspaper said in its report.

Somaliland’s foreign minister Yasin Haji Faratoon, who was interviewed by the Horn of Africa newspaper on the phone, said in a report in Nairobi, Kenya, that the news was false. and there is nothing there, it is a lie that we do not know what the Journal says. At that time there was no change in the Ethiopian position at the port of Berbera. ” “At that time there was no change in the agreement, no change in the position of the Ethiopian government. I do not know what the press was saying, but I assure you that There is nothing wrong with that.

Source: Geeska Afrika

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