connections to and from Djibouti have been banned by authorities
in the neighbouring breakaway Republic of Somaliland for "security
reasons", Radio Hargeisa reported Thursday.
Transport Assistant Minister Dahir Mohamed Osman said that
the ban was in connection with flights to unauthorised airfields
in Somaliland, according to the radio, monitored here.
of Air Djibouti and Inter-Somalia, an airline owned by businessmen
from Djibouti and Somaliland, are banned from flying to Somaliland.
accused a Djibouti-owned airliner of landing in there without
permission at the weekend, giving a fuel shortage as grounds.