NEW YORK– Somalia’s Foreign Minister yesterday met separately with delegations attending UN General Assembly. Hon. Ahmed Isse Awad also conferred with UN agencies and held high level talks on issues concerning Somalia. The FM met with Foreign minister of Russia, Kosovo and Qatar. Kosovo stated clearly that Somalia did a huge favor and is willing to open its diplomatic office in Somalia while Somalia is urged to establish its diplomatic mission to Kosovo.
Russia’s FM, Sergey Lavrov reiterated that Russia is committed to continue the flourishing of friendly ties with Somalia. Somalia’s FM also met with and hold talks with HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani in the sidelines of UN General Assembly. The two sides have discussed ways to bolster the existing bilateral ties between Qatar and Somalia. The FM of Somalia is due to deliver a speech at UN General Assembly where President, Farmajo has skipped.