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Diplomatic Representation for Somalia

Foreign Embassies in the U.S. and Their Ambassadors
Office of the Chief of Protocol
May 1, 1991





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