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Foreign Relations of Comoros

Foreign Relations of Comoros with France is considered to be the most important one. The Abdallah and Djohar regimes witnessed a development of trade, cultural links with France.
It was in the year 1978, when Comoros entered into a mutual security treaty with France.

The foreign affairs of Comoros with South Africa saw a close affinity in 1980s. However, their relationship lost that significance in 1990s. South Africa continued with its developmental aid towards Comoros. However, in the year 1992, it shut down its consulate at Moroni. Slowly South Africa stopped providing aid, which made Comoros heavily dependent on France for security.

Comoros foreign relations with the Arab states like Kuwait and Saudi Arabia developed eventually. Comoros got aid from them on a frequent basis. The League of Arab was joined by Comoros in 1993 in the month of October. Comoros had a good relation with the Islamic regional places round the globe. In 1985, Comoros became a member of IOC or the Indian Ocean Commission.

China had its embassy in Comoros. It was a major source of aid to the country. Japan also provided support to Comoros in the development of food, highway and fisheries. The Foreign Relations of Comoros with the United States of America have also been friendly. Comoros international relations with different countries have proved quite fruitful for Comoros in getting financial help.