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President Mohamud, Russian Ambassador Meet Over Security, Humanitarian Issues

Storyline:National News

GOOBJOOG NEWS | MOGADISHU: Federal Republic of Somalia president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud Monday held talks with Russian Ambassador to Djibouti and Somalia Mikhail Golovanov in Mogadishu over security, social, and humanitarian issues.

During the meeting, President Mohamud expressed his gratitude and appreciation to the government and people of Russia for their support in Somalia’s HIPC debt relief process.

The president said Russia’s support has been instrumental in advancing Somalia’s road to economic recovery and stability and highlighted the importance of Russia’s ongoing support in Somalia’s security and counterterrorism operations.

“We are thankful for Russia’s commitment to helping Somalia tackle terrorism and enhance national security,” President Mohamud stated.

He also noted that Somalia is committed to fostering continued collaboration to ensure peace and stability in the region.

On his part, Ambassador Golovanov reaffirmed Russia’s dedication to supporting Somalia in its efforts to address security challenges and improve social and humanitarian conditions.

He also praised the Somali government’s resilience and determination in overcoming obstacles and reiterated Russia’s willingness to provide further assistance in various areas of mutual interest.