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Mission of Somaliland, London

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Location  Bethnal Green, London
Ambassador  Ali A. Awale
Mission of Somaliland, London httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu
Address  Suite 319, Water Lily Business Centre, 10 Cleveland Way, London, E1 4UF

The Mission of Somaliland in London is the diplomatic mission of Somaliland in the United Kingdom. It is located in the Water Lily Business Centre, a multi-use office and conference building in Bethnal Green. Unlike most diplomatic missions, there is no flag or plaque indicating its existence, only a small label on the door-buzzer. The mission was established in 1991 shortly after Somaliland's unilateral declaration of independence from Somalia.

The mission is not a fully fledged embassy because the United Kingdom does not recognise Somaliland as an independent state, instead viewing it as part of Somalia; however, it is the highest-level representation of Somaliland's government in the United Kingdom. It acts largely like any other embassy, issuing visas and passports and representing Somalilanders in the UK.

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Mission of Somaliland, London Wikipedia


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