Addis Ababa(Mogadishu24)-Ethiopian Ambassador to Somalia, Mukhtar Mohamed Ware on Sunday provided apologies over his interview which was seen as ‘Insult’ and offense to the Federal Government of Somalia.

“Apologies to my brothers and sisters in the Federal Republic of Somalia. My recent interview with local media felt short, causing dissatisfaction. I sincerely apologize to the Government and people of Somalia. My words misguided and I never intended to harm our relationship”, Ambassador said.

“Somalia and Ethiopia share a deep bond and I am committed to working diligently as the Ambassador to strengthen the ties between our sisterly nations for enhanced cooperation”, Ware added.

Ethiopian Ambassador’s apology comes days after he gave sensitive interview, damaging the Somalia’s pride and unity following the diplomatic row between Somalia and Ethiopia over MoU with Somaliland, leasing it 20 Kilometers of sea access.

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