Article length: 139 words

Somaliland approves controversial UAE base

Following months of negotiations, the government of the self-declared Republic of Somaliland has approved plans for a UAE military base near the port of Berbera (GSN 1024/5). The decision was reached after a parliamentary vote on 12 February in which 144 MPs voted in favour, two voted against, two abstained and nine other opponents were escorted out of the chamber by soldiers.

Go to full article

Credit value: 1

African Energy Gulf States Newsletter