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Somalia Conference: UK and Seychelles hold talks

The UK and Seychelles discussed piracy in the sidelines of the Somalia Conference.

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Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt with Seychelles' Minister Joel Morgan
Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt with Seychelles' Minister Joel Morgan

UK Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt reaffirmed the UK’s support to Seychelles after thanking Seychelles’ Minister Joel Morgan for his country’s vital role on counter-piracy, following the Somalia Conference.

The meeting took place in the side lines of the Conference on 8 May in London which agreed that Somalia had made significant progress. Delegates at the conference congratulated all who had made that possible, notably the Somali people, Federal Government, Members of Parliament, civil society and diaspora and commended the sustained commitment of Somalia’s international partners, and urged continued results-orientated support.

Published 15 May 2013