China, Somaliland to Strengthen Economic Cooperation


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the President of the Republic of Somaliland, Muse Bihi Abdi and a delegation led by the Chinese Representative for Africa-China Cooperation (FOCAC), Ambassador. Zhou Yuxiao at the Presidential Palace. China had intended to use the meeting to forestall the growing diplomatic relations between Somaliland and Taiwan but it is emerging the Somaliland President stood his ground rejecting any proposals to cut ties with Taiwan and added that he is taking steps to strengthen relations with the country. Somaliland and Taiwan early last month signed an agreement which has seen both countries set up diplomatic embassies in their respective capitals. Taiwan...