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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

Press release :Djibouti does not recognize The arbitral award rendered by LCIA (London International Arbitral Court )

Press release :Djibouti does not recognize The arbitral award rendered by LCIA (London International Arbitral Court )

Fri, Aug 3, 2018 Fri, Aug 3, 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

General Assembly resolution for the agression against Ukraine

General Assembly resolution for the agression against Ukraine

Statement by

Wed, Mar 2, 2022 Mon, Mar 7, 2022

Ambassador Douale and his wife attended the inauguration ceremony of the new US President Donald Trump

Ambassador Douale and his wife attended the inauguration ceremony of new US President of the United States Donald Trump JAN 20 2017 at Capital HILL .

Wed, Jan 25, 2017 Wed, Jan 25, 2017

Djibouti firmly opposes the threats and falsehoods asserted by DP World.

Press Release
Djibouti firmly opposes the threats and falsehoods asserted by DP World.
Following the release by DP World of press releases regarding the Doraleh port facilities, the Republic of Djibouti wishes to provide the following clarifications.

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

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

PRESIDENT ISMAIL OMAR GUELLEH SENDS HIS WARM CONGRATULATIONS TO THE ELECTED PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP

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

Ambassador Douale met with Dr. Shannon Smith

February 1, 2016 - Ahead of the Binational Forum meeting, Ambassador Douale had a productive and interactive meeting with Dr. Shannon Smith, Deputy Assistant Secretary for East Africa, Sudan, and South Sudan at the Bureau of African Affairs, U.S. Department of State.

Mon, Feb 1, 2016

The Rep of Djibouti hosted the 21st Intermodal Africa 2019, it important event for International Trade for logistic and Transport through the Port infrastructure

Djibouti is principal Gateway to East Africa and has a modern, well equipped, and reliable Port infrastructure in the Region.

Le chef de l’Etat préside le lancement des travaux de la 21ième conférence et exposition sur les ports, la logistique et les transports maritimes des pays du continent africain

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

NOTICE TO BIOMETRIC PASSPORT APPLICANTS

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, starting June 4, 2018.

Fri, Apr 6, 2018

Today Ambassador Douale sent a condolence letter on behalf of the people of Djibouti to the family of the late Muhammad Ali

Today Ambassador Douale sent a condolence letter on behalf of the people of Djibouti to the family of the late Muhammad Ali

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Thu, Jun 9, 2016

The Governor of the Central Bank gave an interview to the financial newspaper Banker África

The Governor of the Central Bank gave an interview to the financial newspaper Banker África, in which he spoke of the strategic priorities of the development of the Central Bank and the roles of regional Gateway to East Africa he said ``Due to its geographic location, Djibouti is naturally positioned to serve as a gateway for East Africa to the world, particularly Asia and Europe. Djibouti’s development strategy already includes a broad platform of services and logistics to exploit its natural advantage.

Mon, Apr 10, 2017 Mon, Apr 10, 2017

H.E Amb Douale participated a White House Iftar Dinner organize by President Trump

H.E Amb Douale participated a White House Iftar Dinner organize by President Trump

Mon, Jun 11, 2018 Mon, Jun 11, 2018
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

The second conference of ambassadors took place in Djibouti

The second conference of ambassadors took place in Djibouti 18- 23 December 2016 and it was an opportunity for our diplomats to meet the President of the Republic in order to acquire the strategic priorities of Djibouti focused at strengthening our international relations as well as economic development

Thu, Dec 29, 2016 Wed, Dec 28, 2016

NOTICE TO BIOMETRIC PASSPORT APPLICANTS

Wed, Feb 21, 2018 Fri, Apr 6, 2018

Starting January 1 ,2017 Working hours of Djibouti Administration will be from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Sunday to Thursday

Le chef de l’Etat, M. Ismail Omar Guelleh, a présidé ce mardi les travaux de la 21ème séance du Conseil des ministres au cours de laquelle l’exécutif djiboutien a entériné la décision de réaménager les horaires de travail dans l’administration publique.

A cet effet, les horaires de travail seront désormais de 08h00 à 17h00 pendant cinq jours par semaine à partir de janvier 2017.

Wed, Dec 7, 2016

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Djibouti

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Djibouti

On September 30, 2019, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation [1] with Djibouti.

Tue, Oct 29, 2019 Tue, Oct 29, 2019

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