WATCH: Somalis protest against Ethiopia-Somaliland deal

Tens of thousands of Somali residents gathered at the Conis Stadium in the Somali capital.

In Summary

• Ethiopia is believed to have been granted an exclusive lease on the sea for a period of 50 years, which has raised concerns about Somalia's sovereignty as a result.

• The Mogadishu regional administration organized the rally to allow residents to express their concerns regarding the perceived encroachment on Somalia's maritime territory.

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