Press Release:German and Somali Foreign Ministers meet
German and Somali Foreign Ministers Meet in Rome – Germany to Continue Support to Somali People.
On the occasion of the Migration Conference in Rome, German Foreign Minister Steinmeier met Somali Foreign Minister Beileh on 29 November 2014. They discussed developments on the Horn of Africa and in Somalia.
Minister Beileh briefed the German Minister on domestic developments in Somalia and the process of stabilization and democratization. German Foreign Minister Steinmeier expressed the ongoing German support to peace, stability and reconstruction Somalia. He underlined the importance of unity and cooperation.
Germany has allocated more than €100 million to development cooperation with Somalia. It also provides humanitarian assistance. There is cooperation in the area of constitutional reform and reconciliation, and Germany also actively supports the EU mission to train Somali security forces.