The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Amb. Ahmed Isse Awad, received at his office in the Ministry a copy of the credentials of the new Ambassador of France to Somalia H.E. Ms. Aline Kuster-Menager.
Congratulating the Ambassador on her appointment. Minister Ahmed Awad expressed the hope that Ambassador Aline will contribute with her activities to the development of Somali-French relations.
French Ambassador Aline Kuster-Menager expressed her gratitude for his welcome and good wishes, stressing that she would exert maximum efforts to raise the Somali-French friendly relations to a qualitatively new level.
During the meeting, the two sides discussed the strengthening of bilateral relations and cooperation between the Federal Republic of Somalia and the French Republic and means of enhancing them to serve the common interests of the two friendly countries and peoples.