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AFRICAN CONTINENTAL FREE TRADE AREA

African Union member states signed the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement bringing together 55 countries – more than 1.2 billion people – and a combined GDP of more than $3 trillion.

African UnionWed, Mar 21, 2018 Wed, Mar 21, 2018

US Secretary of State's Visit to Djibouti

The President of the Republic of Djibouti, H.E. Ismail Omar Guelleh received at the Presidential Palace US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on his first visit to Djibouti on March 9, 2018. Mr. Tillerson and his delegation had a working meeting with Mahmoud Ali Youssouf, Minister of Foreign Affairs and also a joint Press conference.

U.S. Department of StateFri, Mar 9, 2018 Wed, Mar 14, 2018

Ambassador Mohamed S. Douale’s response to Reuters’ article and subsequent news articles on Djibouti’s termination of DP World contract

The Government of Djibouti wishes to correct certain errors in your report of March 6, 2018, concerning its recent termination of a port management contract with DP World, a Dubai company.

Djibouti exercised its contractual right to terminate the contract due to the failure of DP World to honor its contractual commitments. Djibouti’s actions were a lawful and reasonable exercise of its contractual and sovereign rights.

Fri, Mar 9, 2018

Prime Minister Abdoulkader Kamil launch the work of a four-day workshop to promote tourism in Djibouti

Le Premier ministre, M. Abdoulkader Kamil Mohamed, a présidé hier au Palais du Peuple le lancement des travaux d’un atelier de quatre jours visant à promouvoir le tourisme à Djibouti.

Wed, Mar 7, 2018

Djibouti is pleased to host US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on his visit on March 9, 2018

Djibouti is pleased to host US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on his visit on March 9, 2018 as part of a regional tour in Africa. His visit is to further enhance the bilateral relations between the two countries. This is the second high-level visit following US Defense Secretary James N. Mattis last year. This is testament to the excellent relations that exist between Djibouti and the United States.

Djibouti remains a true, loyal and reliable partner to the United States.

Tue, Mar 6, 2018

Djibouti ends DPW s Contract to run Doraleh Terminal Container.Djibouti has made strenuous efforts to negotiate in good faith.To no avail!

Djibouti ends DPW s Contract to run Doraleh Terminal Container.Djibouti has made strenuous efforts to negotiate in good faith.To no avail!

Thu, Feb 22, 2018

President Guelleh Receives the Credential Letters of U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti H.E. Larry André

Ambassador Larry André Letter of Credentials Speech

Good morning, Assalaamu aleykum
Your Excellency, Mr. President of the Republic of Djibouti,

It is an immense honor to present to you a letter from President Donald J. Trump containing my credentials to serve as the Ambassador of the United States of America to the Republic of Djibouti.

U.S. Embassy in DjiboutiTue, Feb 20, 2018 Wed, Feb 21, 2018

Notice to Biometric Passport Applicants

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Wed, Feb 21, 2018 Wed, Feb 21, 2018

Commercial operations under way on Djibouti-Ethiopia railway

Commercial operations under way on Djibouti-Ethiopia railway

The 750-km electric railway, which runs from Addis Ababa to Dire Dawa in Ethiopia and on to Djibouti city, began operating on November 8, following the successful conclusion of test runs in May.

Long in the offing, the rail link is expected to reduce freight and passenger carry times from several days to just 10 hours.

Oxford Business GroupMon, Nov 27, 2017 Wed, Nov 29, 2017

Notice to Biometric Passport Applicants

Notice for the application process for the new Djiboutian biometric passport

Wed, Nov 15, 2017

Notice

Tue, Nov 14, 2017

Djibouti / USA: President Ismail Omar Guelleh was the patron of a signing ceremony for several contracts worth $25 Million held at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti.

The contracts were awarded to four large Djiboutian companies through ‘Djibouti First’, a program designed to give priority to local businesses.

Agence Djiboutienne d'Information (ADI)Sun, Nov 5, 2017 Sun, Nov 5, 2017
TIA&TW -  Amb. Mohamed Siad Doualeh (Republic of Djibouti)

Ambassador douale gave an interview toPBS News Dennis Wholey

Ambassador to the United States, Mohamed Siad Douale gave an interview to the Dennis Wholey Their conversation explores the unique mix of cultures and strategic locations of the Republic of Djibouti who host large American base in Africa (Camp Lemonier )

Thu, Oct 19, 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

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

High-level Meeting on Somalia on the Sidelines of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly

Statement by

His Excellency

Mr. Mahamoud Ali Youssouf

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

Head of the Djibouti Delegation

During the

High Level Meeting on Somalia

Thursday September 21, 2017

Mon, Oct 2, 2017

L 'ambassadeur Douale a rencontre H.E Mull Sebujja katende ,le nouvel ambassadeur de l Ouganda aux Etats-Unis

L’Ambassadeur Douale a rencontré H.E. Mull Sebujja Katende, le nouvel ambassadeur de l’Ouganda aux Etats-Unis.

Tue, Sep 12, 2017

Le président de la République reçoit une délégation du Congrès américain

Le président de la République, M. Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, a reçu ce mardi une délégation de parlementaires membres de la commission en charge de la Défense au Congrès américain.

Les relations d’amitié et de coopération entre les deux pays ainsi que les voies et les moyens de les promouvoir et les développer davantage ont été au centre des échanges entre le chef de l’Etat et la délégation américaine qui était conduite par M. James Scott.

Agence Djiboutienne d'Information (ADI)Fri, Sep 8, 2017 Sun, Sep 10, 2017

Press Release on the extraordinary meeting of the Council of Ministers of IGAD held in Juba South Sudan on July 23 and 24 2017

COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE

(07/24/2017) La 28ème session extraordinaire du Conseil des Ministres de l'IGAD s’est tenue les 23 et 24 juillet 2017 à Juba, capitale de la République du Soudan du Sud. La République de Djibouti a été représentée par son Ministre des Affaires Etrangères et de la Coopération Internationale, Porte-Parole du Gouvernement, Monsieur Mahmoud Ali Youssouf.

Mon, Jul 24, 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