Cordinal Meeting Photo frustrates Somalilanders


SomaIn  the early Morning of Tuesday on August 13, 2019, Somalia’s foreign Minister Ahmed Awad Issa and Somalia’s finance Minister Abdirahman Beileh published  a photogroup they had with Somaliland president Mussa Bihi Abdi and his delegation in their social media accounts.

However this photo has attracted  more comments from Somalis all of the world expressing their different  opinion bases.

Meanwhile, Somalilanders in general are  not happy their president’s photo with the Ministers from Somalia’s federal government, which has been involving in diplomatic war against Somaliland since it’s rebirth in 1991.

 

“It boggles the mind how no one in your delegation had any issue with taking a picture with these professional trolls. Everything about their demeanor, their visible blue badges, the stupid smiles, and how they are mixed in with your team shows that they had a plan and have used you and your team as simple props that were arranged to their liking. This may not be the case, but we do not know that” Says in an editorial published Somaliland Chronical about the photo. This comment also characterizing the president as “with-all-due-respect-mr-president-you-may-be-an-idiot/”

Unlike the comments made by the public, Someone needs to understand what kind of meaning that this picture makes “ the mind how no one in your delegation had any issue with taking a picture with these professional trolls. Everything about their demeanor, their visible blue badges, the stupid smiles, and how they are mixed in with your team shows that they had a plan and have used you and your team as simple props that were arranged to their liking. This may not be the case, but we do not know that” explains the.Somalilandchronicle.com.

On the other hand the international Media also comments in the issue. Cordial apolitical meeting’ – Somali minister on photo with Somaliland prez” entitled in a news items wrote by Africanews.com about the photo.

Finally to give an idea about this puzzling photo, Somalia’s Foreign Minister said “Happy to have met with President Muse Biihi and his delegation during Hajj. This was a cordial meeting between brothers at the most blessed and Holiest of Muslim sites. We enjoyed friendly conversations – which did not include political discussions for those who may be curious”

The only diplomatic phrases he used in this content is “This was a cordial meeting” which African News paraphrased as “were apolitical”.

All in all researching these two phrases  we found that they mean two meaning related to each other. The first was used in the Vitnam war. Look here and it means a political show to make illusion photo see here https://www.nytimes.com/1976/11/23/archives/cordial-meeting-of-adversaries-fordcarter-talks-seen-as-return-to.html

also the second phrase was used in 1919 by the Italian Facist Issue. Look https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apolitical

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