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Somaliland Opens New Representative Office in Taiwan

Taiwan Foreign Minister Jason Wu and Somaliland envoy to Taipei Mohamed Hagi formally open the new Somaliland representative office in Taipei. Photo via @MOFA_Taiwan.

The self-declared state of Somaliland opened its new representative office in Taiwan today in a move that is bound to further anger officials in both Somalia and China. 

In his address at the opening ceremony, Somaliland’s chief representative in Taiwan, Mohamed Omar Hagi Mohamoud, spoke of democracy and freedom, which he called values shared by the two sides.

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