High Representative / Vice-President Federica Mogherini Visits MogadishuMay 21, 2019 - 09:43
High Representative / Vice-President Federica Mogherini visited Mogadishu on Monday afternoon in the first stop of her visit to the Horn of Africa. During her visit, HR/VP Mogherini met with Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire and visited personnel and troops from EU NAVFOR Operation Atalanta’s sister missions, EU CAP Somalia and EUTM Somalia.
A Visit With The Prime Minister
HR/VP Federica Mogherini’s visit with Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire was well received.
“I shared with her the exciting progress we have made on all fronts, looking forward to working with EU in 2019 our year of implementation,” wrote Prime Minister Khaire on Twitter on Monday.
During the meeting, the two discussed the current role and involvement of European Union operations and missions in Somalia and the implementation of the Federal Government of Somalia’s comprehensive reform agenda since the Somalia Partnership Forum.
Visiting EEAS Missions and Operations in Somalia
Also during her visit to Mogadishu, HR/VP Mogherini visited personnel and troops from
the three European Union Common Security and Defence Policy missions: EU NAVFOR Operation Atalanta, EU CAP Somalia and EUTM Somalia.
Apart from its involvement in security in the Horn of Africa, the European Union works diligently to strengthen its partnership with the region in many areas. These areas include common interests the EU shares with the Horn of Africa such as addressing climate change, boosting investment, improving management of migration and creating more opportunity for youth. Continuing her visit in the Horn of Africa, HR/VP Mogherini will visit Kenya, Djibouti and Ethiopia.
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