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Tue, Nov 14, 2017

Remarks by Ambassador Douale at the Ceremony of Presentation of Credentials

January 25, 2016 - “Your Excellency the President of the United States of America Mr. Barack Obama, I have the immense privilege and the great honor to present to Your Excellency the letter of Credence by which His Excellency President Ismail Omar Guelleh of the Republic of Djibouti appoints me as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Djibouti...”

Mon, Jan 25, 2016

Statement read by President Ismail Omar Guelleh at the Leaders Summit on Refugees in New York on 20 September 2016

Statement of H.E ISMAÏL OMAR GUELLEH
President of the Republic of Djibouti

Summit on Refugees

Praise with God that peace and blessing are on the Prophet, his family and his companions!

Praise with God that peace and blessing are on the Prophet, his family and his companions!

Mr. President,
Excellencies, Distinguished Heads of State and Government,
Secretary General Ban Ki-moon,

Tue, Sep 20, 2016 Sat, Sep 24, 2016

Ambassador Douale made a presentation in ATLANTA for Djibouti progress over the past 40 years

Djibouti May Be Small but Its Opportunities for Development Punch Above Its Weight

During his visit to Atlanta in mid-June, Mohamed Siad Douale, the Republic of Djibouti’s ambassador to the U.S., traced for Global Atlanta his country’s progress over the past 40 years recalling its point of departure when it became independent from France in 1977.

Fri, Jun 30, 2017 Fri, Jun 30, 2017

OIC Contact Group Meeting on Rohingya

Statement by

His Excellency

Mr. Mahamoud Ali Youssouf

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

Head of the Djibouti Delegation

During the meeting

Of the OIC Contact Group on Rohingya Muslim Minority

Tuesday September 19, 2017

Tue, Oct 3, 2017

President Obama greets President Guelleh at UN reception

September 20, 2016, New York - President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greeted His Excellency Ismail Guelleh, the President of the Republic of Djibouti...

Tue, Sep 27, 2016

PRESIDENT ISMAIL OMAR GUELLEH SENDS HIS WARM CONGRATULATIONS TO PRESIDENT-ELECT DONALD TRUMP

PRESIDENT ISMAIL OMAR GUELLEH SENDS HIS WARM CONGRATULATIONS TO PRESIDENT-ELECT DONALD TRUMP

Thu, Nov 10, 2016 Thu, Nov 10, 2016

Orlando Shooting: Condolence letter of Ambassador Douale to the US Department of State

At this most tragic moment in the wake of the terrorist attacks in your country, I hasten to convey to you and through you to the families of the victims who were killed, including the dozens wounded and to the Government and people of the United States, our sincere sadness and deepest condolences.

We are immensely shocked and outraged, there is no parallel or justification to the ruthlessness, recklessness and cowardice of this heinous action directed against innocent people. We strongly condemn such acts.

Mon, Jun 13, 2016

Rencontre avec le Doyen des Pays Africains aux Etats-Unis, l’Ambassadeur du Congo Brazzaville Serge Mombouli

2 février 2016 - L’Ambassadeur de la République de Djibouti aux Etats-Unis, Son Excellence Mohamed Siad DOUALE a rendu visite aux Doyens des Ambassadeurs des pays Africains aux Etats-Unis, S.E. M. Serge Mombouli, Ambassadeur de la République du Congo Brazzaville aux Etats-Unis d’Amérique dans les locaux de l’Ambassade du Congo Brazzaville à Washington DC.

Tue, Feb 2, 2016

U.S.-Djiboutian Relationship Strong and Strengthening, Mattis Says

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2017 —

The meeting between Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Djiboutian President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh yesterday went to the heart of the U.S. relationship with the African nation, the secretary said, describing it as strong and strengthening.

Tue, Apr 25, 2017 Tue, Apr 25, 2017

TheThird Ministerial Meeting of the Djibouti-American Bi-National Forum Held in Washington

Djibouti/Etats-Unis : Tenue à Washington de la 3ème réunion ministérielle du forum binational djibouto-américain

Présidée conjointement par le ministre djiboutien des Affaires étrangères, M. Mahmoud Ali Youssouf, et le sous-secrétaire d'Etat chargé des Affaires politiques, M. Thomas Shannon, la 3ème réunion ministérielle du forum binational djibouto-américain s’est tenue hier à Washington, aux Etats-Unis.

Fri, May 19, 2017

US delegation attended the inaugural ceremony for President Ismail Omar Guelleh

A high-level delegation led by Ambassador Bruce Warthon attended the inaugural ceremony of President Guelleh on Sunday, May 8, 2016.

Sun, May 8, 2016

Minister for Foreign Affairs Mahamoud Ali Youssouf addresses the United Nations General Assembly

Discours Prononcé Par Son Excellence Monsieur Mahamoud Ali Youssouf, Ministre des Affaires Etrangeres Et de la Cooperation International Chef de la Delegation Djiboutienne Devant le 72eme session de l'Assemblee Génerale des Nations Unies le Samedi 23 Septembre 2017

Mon, Oct 2, 2017

Mr. Abdallah Omar had meeting in the Embassy with Mr. Aysa Miller Director for African Affairs of the USTR

The Economic Counselor Mr. Abdallah Omar Absieh had meeting on Wednesday 15th February 2017 in the Embassy with Mr. Aysa Miller Director for African Affairs Office of the Us Trade Representative.
The discussion has generally focused on improving the business climate and how to facilitate the investment of US companies in Djibouti and in particular to increase trade flows between the two countries. Mr Miller pledged to work with Djibouti to help attract US investments in the priority area such as energy, infrastructure and Tourism.

Wed, Feb 22, 2017 Tue, Feb 21, 2017

Djibouti seeks public and private solutions to social housing shortfall

Government authorities are looking to partnerships and new programmes in a bid to address Djibouti’s affordable housing deficit.

In mid-September President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh announced a social housing plan that will provide 20,000 units, funded by grants from multiple donors, including Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Morocco and China.

While the total value of the programme has yet to be disclosed, the completed housing units are expected to cost tenants between DJF15,000 ($84.40) and DJF40,000 ($225) per month, according to press reports.

Tue, Dec 6, 2016

L’Ambassadeur Mohamed Siad Douale a rencontré M. Paul Romer Vice -Président et Chef Economiste de la Banque Mondiale

L'Ambassadeur Mohamed Siad Douale a rencontré M. Paul Romer Vice- Président et Chef Economiste de la Banque Mondiale récemment nommé dans ce poste dans le bureau de l'Administrateur Mohamed Sikieh.

Thu, Nov 10, 2016 Thu, Nov 10, 2016

Message de voeux de l'Ambassadeur Douale à l'occasion de la célébration de notre indépendance nationale

Chers compatriotes,

A l’occasion du 39ième anniversaire de notre indépendance, à mon nom personnel, ainsi que l‘ensemble du personnel de l’ambassade souhaite les meilleurs vœux de santé, de bonheur et prospérité au Président de la République à Son Excellence Monsieur Ismail Omar Guelleh, ainsi qu’à la Première Dame Madame Kadra Mahamud Haïd et à l’ensemble des Djiboutiennes et des djiboutiens qui se trouvent à l’intérieur ou à l’extérieur du pays.

Mon, Jun 27, 2016

L’Ambassadeur Douale a rencontré l’Ambassadeur d’Ethiopie, S.E. M Girma Birru

23 février 2016 - Son Excellence l’Ambassadeur Mohamed Siad Douale a rendu une visite de courtoisie à l’Ambassadeur de la République Fédérale d’Ethiopie aux Etats-Unis qui est aussi le Doyen des Ambassadeurs des pays d’Afrique de l’Est.

Tue, Feb 23, 2016

Ambassador Douale gave an interview to the digital Journal The Cipher Brief

U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis made a trip to Djibouti in April in a show of friendship with the small East African country, at a time when other nations are also bolstering relations with Djibouti. China, for example, is building its first overseas military base there, just a few miles from Camp Lemonnier, the U.S. military’s primary base in the Horn of Africa. The Cipher Brief’s Kaitlin Lavinder asked H.E. Mohamed Siad Doualeh, Djibouti’s Ambassador to the United States, about the strength of relations with the U.S. and top security threats that the U.S.

Tue, May 30, 2017 Tue, May 30, 2017

Message H.E Mahmoud Ali Youssouf Minister Of Foreign Affairs to the Honorable Rex Tillerson US Secretary of State

MESSAGE TO THE HONORABLE REX TILLERSON, U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE ISSUED BY H.E. MAHMOUD ALI YOUSSOUF MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION & GOVERNMENT SPOKESMAN OF DJIBOUTI ON THE OCCASION OF
THE INDEPENDENCE DAY OF THE UNITED STATES.

PRESS RELEASE

Wed, Jul 5, 2017