YEMEN Press Agency

Somali govt. directs powerful blow to UAE

SANAA, March.3 (YPA) – The Somali government said that the three agreements between the Dubai International Ports Company and the Governments of Somaliland and Ethiopia on the investment of the port of Berbera is illegal, according to a statement issued by the Ministry of Ports and Shipping in Somali government.

The three pacts on Berbera port breach the sovereignty of the country, the statement added.

On Thursday, the local Somaliland Administration authority signed an agreement with Dubai International Ports Company and the Ethiopian Government to share the incomes of the Somali port of Berbera.

The Somali Government is not a part to the agreement, stressing that “the contract is against constitution and laws of the country, according to the statement.

Adding that the agreements were done in an illegal way and it affects sovereignty of Somali territories .