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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

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

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

Ambassador Mohamed Douale addresses the 2018 High school graduates at Rochambeau French International School in Washington, D.C.

Ambassador Mohamed Douale addresses the 2018 High school graduates at Rochambeau French International School in Washington, D.C.

Je vous exhorte donc à aborder l'avenir avec la certitude confiante qu'il n'y a pas de défis que l'on ne puisse surmonter ! Qu'il n'y a pas de problème qu'on ne puisse résoudre. Vous avez le talent, la créativité et l'énergie nécessaire. Je vous encourage à toujours user avec maximum des opportunités qu'offre le système universitaire pour continuer à apprendre, à acquérir les outils pour aborder le monde professionnel de demain.

Mon, Jun 11, 2018 Mon, Jun 11, 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

Notice to Biometric Passport Applicants

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Wed, Feb 21, 2018 Wed, Feb 21, 2018
Video General Thomas Waldhauser

Djibouti Government manages more efficiently the Dorale Port better than the DP World Management, says General Thomas Waldhauser

Djibouti Government manages more efficiently the Dorale Port better than the DP World Management, says General Thomas Waldhauser.
Since the management of the port of Doraleh was withdrawn from the DP world, the Djiboutians took the turn and not the Chinese.

Fri, Feb 8, 2019 Fri, Feb 8, 2019

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

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 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

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

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

A delegation from DPFZA was present in the Washington Dc to participate at US-Africa Trade Conference in Baltimore.

A delegation from DPFZA was present in Washington dc to participate US- Africa Trade Conference in Baltimore.

They presented  Investment opportunities offered by Djibouti's Ports and Free Zone, and also had a chance to meet with the Department of Commerce and USTDA  (Trade Development Agency ). They  Showed the US companies the important role played by the Djibouti Ports, as a Strategic Hub for International  Trade and Gateway to the East African landlocked countries such as Ethiopia and South Sudan. 

Fri, Feb 21, 2020 Fri, Feb 21, 2020

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

Djibouti a U.S. partner, Washington Time Write by H.E amb Douale

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

Fri, Apr 13, 2018 Fri, Apr 13, 2018

Business Executive for National Security (BENS) visited in Djibouti led by The (Ret) General Norton Schwartz.

Une délégation Business Executive for National Security des Etats Unis se trouve actuellement à djibouti conduite par le général à la Retraite Norton Schwartz .Ils ont rendu une visite de courtoisie au Président de l' Assemblee National M. Mohamed Ali Houmed.
Le ministre des affaires étrangères monsieur Mahamoud Ali Youssouf a aussi tenu ce matin une réunion de travail avec la délégation
Les discussions ont porté sur les voies et moyens de consolider la sécurité et promouvoir la prospérité pour les deux pays.

Thu, Mar 21, 2019 Thu, Mar 21, 2019

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

notice for the New Djiboutian Biometric passport

NOTICE TO BIOMETRIC PASSPORT APPLICANTS

The Embassy of the Republic of Djibouti in the United States and Canada wishes to inform Djibouti nationals living in the United States and Canada that the Embassy will begin accepting application forms for new Djiboutian biometric passports soon . we will post a notice of the date in due time .

Fri, Jun 8, 2018

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

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