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Hargeisa – A high-ranking official in Somaliland has confirmed a possible visit to Hargeisa by Ethiopian Prime Minister and the Somali president in the coming week. Hargeisa is the capital of Somaliland, an autonomous region of Somalia. A recent meeting between leaders of Somalia and Somaliland in Addis Ababa was brokered by Abiy last week after the 33rd African Union summit.

The Somali presidential spokesman confirmed that the “ice-breaking” meeting had indeed taken place between Farmajo and Somaliland’s Muse Bihi. Days later, Farmajo made a public admission over excesses by the Siad Barre regime in the late eighties against Somaliland. An admission that received largely good comments on social media. The planned joint visit to Hargeisa has also received positive traction as many people on social media see it as a positive first step towards finding an amicable solution to the longstanding rift between Somalia and Somaliland.

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has own issues Amhara Tigray and those living in the region of the Ethiopian Civil War has been unreported.

The expansion of the Somaliland Port of Berbera and the meeting between Somaliland and Somalia leaders will be among the discussion points between Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and the United Arab Emirates leadership this weekend.

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed landed in Abu Dhabi for a round of talks with the hosting government over trade partnerships and efforts to find peace in the horn of Africa. Abiy was received at the Presidential Airport by Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, and Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court.

Sheikh Abdullah welcomed Abiy and discussed relations and co-operation between the two countries and how to handle Somalia. Somaliland. and ways to tackle issues of mutual interest. Abiy is accompanied by his wife, Zinash Tayachew,