Mogdadishu(Mogadishu24)-The Turkish Embassy in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Wednesday revealed that TCG Kınalıada, the Turkey’s warship which docked at Mogadishu Seaport yesterday, will be staying there until tomorrow on Thursday.

“We celebrated April 23, National Sovereignty and Children’s Day, on our TCG Kınalıada Corvette, which will anchor in Mogadishu port between 23-25 ​​April, With the participation of President of Somalia, H.E. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and the Honorable Ministers”, the embassy said in a brief statement.

“At our reception, in his speech President H.E. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud stated brotherly relations between the two countries. Our Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Hakan Fidan’s message was also read by our Ambassador”, the statement added.

President of the Federal Government of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamed on Tuesday said that the Maritime Security and Economic Deal between the Somalia and Turkey has turned into reality following the arrival of Turkey’s TCG Kinaliada Corvette at Mogadishu Port.

“He underscored the historical significance of the warship’s visit to our country’s territorial waters as a “sign of the enduring fraternal relations between the two brotherly nations and a new dawn for Somalia’s maritime security”.  Villa Somalia said on X.

But the heavy presence of the Somali National Army, Security and Police forces in and around key areas and ways leading to the port has been closed down. all movements of vehicles were not allowed in the area according to the authorities.

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