Taiwan foreign minister Joseph Wu and his Somaliland counterpart Yasin Hagi Mohamoud agreed to set up offices in each others’ territory. Photo: TwitterTaiwan foreign minister Joseph Wu and his Somaliland counterpart Yasin Hagi Mohamoud agreed to set up offices in each others’ territory. Photo: Twitter
Taiwan foreign minister Joseph Wu and his Somaliland counterpart Yasin Hagi Mohamoud agreed to set up offices in each others’ territory. Photo: Twitter

Taiwan moves to build ties with unrecognised state of Somaliland

  • Self-governing territories’ move to establish representative offices falls short of full recognition, but will help Taipei expand its diplomatic reach and counter pressure from Beijing
  • Somaliland declared independence in 1991 during Somali civil war, but has not been granted official recognition by any country
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Taiwan foreign minister Joseph Wu and his Somaliland counterpart Yasin Hagi Mohamoud agreed to set up offices in each others’ territory. Photo: TwitterTaiwan foreign minister Joseph Wu and his Somaliland counterpart Yasin Hagi Mohamoud agreed to set up offices in each others’ territory. Photo: Twitter
Taiwan foreign minister Joseph Wu and his Somaliland counterpart Yasin Hagi Mohamoud agreed to set up offices in each others’ territory. Photo: Twitter
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