Chinese ambassador to Somalia arrives in Mogadishu

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Addis Ababa, 3 July 2014 (WIC) - The newly appointed ambassador of China to Somalia arrived in Mogadishu on Wednesday,  Radio Mogadishu reported.

The Chinese ambassador accompanied by other Chinese diplomats was warmly welcomed at Aden Adde international airport by foreign affairs officials and were immediately taken to the presidential palace.

The ambassador handed over his credentials to Abdirahman Mohamed Beileh Somali minister of foreign affairs and Investment.
China has this week publicly announced to restore its diplomatic relations with Somalia after more than two decades of civil strife in the country.