Rompuy: “EU will stand by Somalia in its endeavour for a better future”

Rompuy: “EU will stand by Somalia in its endeavour for a better future”


On 30 January, President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy met with President of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud. Mr. Rompuy reassured Mr. Mohamoud “that the EU will stand by Somalia in its endeavour for a better future.”

Somalia is located on the Horn of Africa and has a population of 9.1 million. The African country is on civil war for sixteen years and right now it faces the key challenges of building peace, strengthening human rights and fostering the democratisatio...


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