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AU - Security Council : COMMUNIQUE

The 12th Annual Joint Meeting between the African Union Peace and Security Committee and the United Nations Security Council, co-chaired by Sweden and Togo, with the participation of the UN Secretary, General, Antonio Guterres, took place on 19 July 2018, in New York, USA.

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African Union - Security Council: Speech by HE Mohamed Idriss Farah to the Security Council

Djibouti's Ambassador to Ethiopia, Permanent Representative to the AU and ECA, HE Mohamed Idriss Farah, addressed the UN Security Council United Nations, an introductory presentation on Peacekeeping operations mandated and authorized by the AU. We reproduce here the complete speech of the ambassador.

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Ankara : Ismail Omar at the inauguration of President Erdogan

Having arrived the day before in Turkey, the President of the Republic, HE Mr. Ismail Omar Guelleh, took part this Monday, July 9, 2018, in Ankara, in the inauguration ceremony of the president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, re-elected on June 24 at the head of Turkey for a five-year term. More than 3,000 guests, including heads of state and government, were invited to the inauguration ceremony of President Erdogan who, let us remember, won the presidential election in the first round, with 52.6% of voice. (Source ADI)

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Djibouti - Inauguration of the new Free Zone : Speech of the president of DPFZA

Djibouti has just inaugurated the largest free zone on the continent. A free zone for international free trade. Although Djibouti has always been a well-known trading post worldwide, this new economic development infrastructure will turn it into a huge regional and continental trading center. During the inauguration ceremony, the president of the Authority of Ports and Free Zones held a speech very noticed. We reproduce here, the entirety of this intervention.

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Djibouti - Free Zone : Speech by President Ismaïl Omar "the culmination of a significant number of achievements"

As we already announced in our previous edition, the Djibouti international free zone was inaugurated Thursday, July 5, 2018. In his speech during the inauguration ceremonies, the President of the Republic declared that the international free zone of Djibouti is a "flagship project" which is the culmination of a "significant number of infrastructure projects". We reproduce here the speech of the President as published by the ADI (Djibouti Information Agency).

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Djibouti - International Free Zone: The President of the Republic inaugurated the new international free zone

The President of the Republic, Mr. Ismail Omar Guelleh, inaugurated, Thursday, July 5, 2018, the new international free zone of Djibouti, considered, because of its surface, as largest and most important of Africa. With the help of the Chinese company "China Merchants Group", this new free zone offers the biggest duty-free space on the continent and will attract a large number of companies interested in the immense market that the region of East Africa. (Source ADI)

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Africa and China Economic Forum & International Exhibition : The Sudanese Head of State and the Chairman of the African Union Commission in Djibouti

Arrived in Djibouti in the early evening, Wednesday, July 4, 2018, the head of the Sudanese state and the chairman of the commission of the African Union to participate in the economic forum "Africa-China", which opened on Thursday 5 in the Djiboutian capital, and the inauguration ceremony, considered, because of its size, as the largest in Africa (48 km2). (Source ADI)

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Africa : Drinking water, sanitation and electricity

Urgent 621 billion USD is need for Africa to meet UN Sustainable Development Goals for drinking water, sanitation and electricity, reports revealed. The Global Infrastructure Hub, a G20 initiative, has today published two reports that stress the need for urgent infrastructure investment in "10 Compact" with Africa countries, and highlight the reforms required to encourage greater investment.     (Source Global Infrastructure Hub)

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Ethiopia - European Union : Discussion to further strengthen economic cooperation.

Ethiopia and the European Union had a meeting on Monday 2 July 2018 to discuss ways to strengthen their relations in the field of economic cooperation. Especially, in terms of trade and investment. This discussion will also serve as a prerequisite for the business forum to be held in Brussels in October. (Source ENA)

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African Union - Nouakchott : Head of State meets with several of his African counterparts

On the sidelines of the second and last day of the 31st African Union Summit, President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, met, as an aside, several of his African counterparts including the President of Mauritania, Mr. Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, and the Equatorial Guinean President, Mr. Teodoro Obiang Nguema.

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The Security Council of the United Nations authorized Tuesday 12/2013, the temporary reinforcement of the African Union Mission in Somalia...

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15th meeting of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Somali coast held in Djibouti

It is under the theme of " Week of Piracy " that the 15th meeting of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Somali coast began its work on November 11/2013, at the Kempinski Hotel of Djibouti.

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