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Special Representative on Somalia: James Swan | U.S. Bilateral Relations Fact Sheet | USAID Page

Embassy Operations are currently suspended.  The United States maintains regular dialogue with the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) and other key stakeholders in Somalia through the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya.


Date: 11/10/2011 Description: map of Somalia. 2011 © CIA World Fact Book
Date: 11/10/2011 Description: flag of Somalia: light blue with a large white five-pointed star in the center; the blue  today is said to denote the sky and the neighboring Indian Ocean; the five points of the star represent the five regions in the horn of Africa that are inhabited by Somali people: the former British and Italian Somalilands (Somalia), Djibouti, Ogaden (Ethiopia), and the Northern Frontier District (Kenya) © CIA World Fact Book


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