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Diplomatic Representation for Somalia

Foreign Embassies in the U.S. and Their Ambassadors
Office of the Chief of Protocol
July 11, 2014





June 13, 1962 Dr. Omar Mohallim Mohamed, Appt. Amb. E. and P,
July 13, 1962 Amb. E. and P.
July 26, 1965 Ahmed Mohamed Adan, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
July 27, 1965 Amb. E. and P.
February 20, 1968 Yusof O. Azhari, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
March 5, 1968 Amb. E. and P.
May 12, 1970 Abdullahi Ahmed Addou, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
June 11, 1970 Amb. E. and P.
August 7, 1980 Dr. Mohamed WARSAME Ali, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
August 29, 1980 Amb. E. and P.
January 23, 1981 Abdullahi Ali. Nur, First Secretary, Charge d'Affaires ad interim
March 27, 1981 Mohamoud Haji Nur, Apptd. Amb. E. and P.
June 4, 1981 Amb. E. and P
August 1, 1986 Abdullahi Ahmed Addou, Appt
September 15, 1986 Amb E and P.
November 16, 1989 Abdikarim Ali Omar, Appt
December 18, 1989 Amb E and P
July 11, 2014 Omar A. A. Sharmarke, Appt. 
July 14, 2014 Amb E and P
** 1991 SOMALIA Civil War began. U.S. embassy shut down.

May 1, 1991:  State Department diplomatic note: "...require for the present the cessation of Operations of the diplomatic mission and consular posts, effective 5/8/91 and Withdrawal of their personnel..."


Special Terms*
[Amb.] E.E. and M.P.= Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
[Charge d'Affaires] a.i.= ad interim
Amb. E. & P. = Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

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