Memorandum of Understanding Follow-Up Agenda: Ethiopia and Somaliland





Following the signing of the initial Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on January 1, 2024, Ethiopia and Somaliland we anticipate the reconvening of a follow-up meeting to define further and finalize the terms of their agreement.


This document outlines some of the key topics for discussion, specifically clarifying crucial terms and considerations for Somaliland moving forward.

Clarification of Key Terms:

● “20km Sea Access”: ○ Specific Location: Identify and map the designated 20km stretch of coastline allocated for Ethiopian access including the nautical and inland side, ○ Scope of Activity: Precisely define the permissible activities, including cargo handling, vessel types allowed, potential infrastructure development, and limitations on Ethiopian involvement in port operations.

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