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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

L’Ambassadeur Douale a rencontré l’Ambassadeur de l’Etat du Qatar

18 avril 2016 - Son Excellence monsieur Mohamed Siad Douale a rendu une visite de courtoisie à l’Ambassadeur de l’Etat du Qatar accrédité à Washington, DC.

Mon, Apr 18, 2016

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



Fri, Apr 6, 2018

Briefing Meeting with the University student in Djibouti Embassy

On March 30th 2017, the Embassy of the Republic of Djibouti hosted a delegation of students from Mercer University in Georgia and their faculty advisor Dr. Eimad Houry. The students are representing the Republic of Djibouti for this year's National University Model Arab League Conference. The event will be held at Georgetown University Conference Center March 31st -April 2nd 2017.

Mon, Apr 3, 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

Ambassador Mohamed Siad Douale presents Letters of Credence to the Governor General of Canada

On Mars 2nd, 2017, Ambassador Mohamed Siad Douale presented his Letters of Credence to His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada.

Fri, Mar 3, 2017 Fri, Mar 3, 2017

Le président de la République reçoit une délégation éthiopienne de haut niveau

Le président de la République reçoit une délégation éthiopienne de haut niveau

Le président de la République, M. Ismail Omar Guelleh, a reçu aujourd’hui, mardi, en fin de matinée, une délégation éthiopienne de haut niveau conduite par le ministre des Affaires étrangères, M. Workneh Gebeyehu.

Au cours de cette rencontre, le chef de la diplomatie éthiopienne a remis au président Ismail Omar Guelleh un message écrit du Premier ministre éthiopien, M. Abiy Ahmed Ali.

Tue, Aug 14, 2018 Tue, Aug 14, 2018
Ceremonial Signing of the Geneva Consensus Declaration | October 22, 2020

The Republic of Djibouti sign the declaration of the Geneva Consensus on Promoting Women's Health and Strengthening the Family

Geneva Consensus Declaration on Promoting Women's Health and Strengthening the Family

Fri, Oct 23, 2020

Due of the Covid-19 ,The Embassy of Djibouti in the United States will suspend the issuance of Ordinary visas Until further notice .Diplomatic and Official visas will be processed.


Sat, Mar 21, 2020 Sat, Mar 21, 2020

L’ Ambassadeur Douale a reçu M. Éric Mottu Chef de Mission du FMI en charge de la République de Djibouti.

En effet, le Chef de Mission a remercié l’Ambassadeur pour son accueil et sa disponibilité malgré son emploi de temps chargé. Il a ensuite expliqué la récente publication du rapport du FMI concernant la consultation 2015 au titre de l'article IV sur l'économie djiboutienne qui est généralement dans la perspective économique favorable sur les années à venir grâce l'essor des investissements. Selon la prévision macro-économique, la croissance du PIB est estimée à 6,5% en 2016 similaire qu’en 2015, avec une prévision de 7% sur la période de 2017-2016.

Mon, Nov 14, 2016 Mon, Nov 14, 2016

Change of Visa validity and fees as of March 1 , 2019

Thu, Feb 28, 2019

Cyclone Sagar has caused heavy rains and flash flood in Djibouti .Many people have been affected ,Djibouti government working hard to assist those affected

Présidence de la République
Service Presse
Djibouti, le 20 mai 2018

Le Président de la République suit avec beaucoup d’attention les effets du cyclone Sagar dans notre pays.

Le Président de la République, Son Excellence Ismail Omar Guelleh, suit avec beaucoup d’attention la situation de fortes pluies accompagnées parfois de vents violents que connait notre pays ces 48 dernières heures.

Mon, May 21, 2018 Mon, May 21, 2018

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

Djibouti condemns North Korea's nuclear test done September 9, 2016. This nuclear test is a direct threat to the International Security.


Djibouti, le 10 Septembre 2016

Tue, Sep 13, 2016

Bio-metric passport


Fri, Apr 6, 2018 Fri, Apr 6, 2018

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

Ambassador douale will make a presentation in Atlanta next week

Atlanta Prepares for an Ambassador Influx Starting June 12

While it’s more coincidental than official, the week of June 12 is shaping up to be an impromptu ambassadors’ week in Atlanta, with top diplomats from four countries dropping in on the city.

It all starts that Monday with Canadian Ambassador David McNaughton, who will be hosted by the World Affairs Council of Atlanta for a discussion on NAFTA modernization and Canada’s trade ties with the U.S.

Mon, Jun 5, 2017 Mon, Jun 5, 2017

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

Djibouti: IMF expects growth of 7% in 2017

In 2016 Djibouti’s economy has seen high growth on the back of a public spending campaign involving several major projects aimed at improving logistical and energy capacity.

The country’s medium-term outlook is favourable, with public and private investments expected to spur further economic development, according to the World Bank. The IMF agreed, predicting GDP growth would remain steady this year at 6.5%, rising to 7% in 2017.

Wed, Jan 11, 2017 Wed, Jan 11, 2017