Posted 2/4/2024, 7:25:00 PM
UK Urged to Recognize Somaliland as Strategic Ally Amid Red Sea Tensions
- Pressure mounting on UK government to recognize Somaliland to help address Red Sea crisis
- Former Foreign Minister Lord Goldsmith and others voice support for recognition
- Somaliland is stable democracy and key strategic ally, while Somalia is failed state
- Recognition would support West's interests and be "morally right thing to do"
- UK diplomats uniquely positioned to formally recognize Somaliland after recent Ethiopia agreement