Adis-abab(ANN) Prime Minister Meles Zenawi said the existing cooperation between Ethiopia and Somaliland would further be strengthened.
The premier received and held talks with the new Somaliland President Ahmed Mohamed Mohamud here on Thursday. On
the occasion, Meles said the age-long cooperation between the two countries would further be consolidated.
The premier confirmed that Ethiopia would extend its support to Somaliland in the areas of security, peace, trade and communication, among others.
The two leaders conferred on issues of mutual concerns and continental affairs and as to how enhance their cooperation.
The Somaliland president on his part said he would exert maximum efforts to boost the existing bilateral relation between Ethiopia and Somaliland.
President Ahmed expressed his delight over the discussion with PM Meles.
The new Somaliland President Ahmed Mohamud Ahmud arrived here on Wednesday for a three-day official visit to exchange views to further enhance existing relations of his country with Ethiopia.
Source; Ethopian News Agency