Somaliland

Somaliland’s leader makes pitch for autonomy in Washington

Somaliland’s leader makes pitch for autonomy in Washington

  • Somaliland is strategically located by the Gulf of Aden, and President Abdi spoke of efforts by his government to refurbish the port of Berbera to open up the region to global trade
  • Somaliland’s relative stability over the years has sharpened the sense of failure in Somalia, where deadly attacks by extremists are frequently reported and elections have been delayed
By AP ·