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United States, Sudan agree to upgrade diplomatic ties

Via: Aljazeera

The United States and Sudan plan to begin exchanging ambassadors again after a 23-year gap, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement on Wednesday in the latest sign of warming relations between the two countries. Relations between Washington and Khartoum have improved since the overthrow in April of then-President Omar al-Bashir and the formation of a civilian transitional government in August. The announcement that the two countries would begin the process of exchanging ambassadors again came during Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok’s first visit to Washington on Wednesday.

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Somalia welcomes first US ambassador in 25 years

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Via Africanews

Somalia has a new United States ambassador. Stephen M. Schwartz is the first top US diplomat to serve in the country since 1991. The new ambassador presented his credentials to Somalia’s foreign minister, Abdulsalam Omer on Tuesday in the capital, Mogadishu. The government in a press statement said, ‘‘The Government of Federal Republic of Somalia is honoured to welcome H.E. Ambassador Stephen M. Schwartz to his new post as the Ambassador of the United States to Somalia.

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