The foreign ministers of Taiwan and Somaliland, Joseph Wu and Yasin Hagi Mohamoud, signed a bilateral agreement in Taipei on February 26, 2020. Photo: Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs via AP

Taiwan and Somaliland establish diplomatic ties, bucking pressure from China

  • Somaliland, which split away from Somalia in 1991, has its own independent government, currency and security system
  • The move prompted Beijing to accuse Taiwan of undermining Somalia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity
Topic |   Taiwan
The foreign ministers of Taiwan and Somaliland, Joseph Wu and Yasin Hagi Mohamoud, signed a bilateral agreement in Taipei on February 26, 2020. Photo: Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs via AP
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