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President Léopold Senghor
Léopold Senghor
advocated close relations with France
France
and negotiation and compromise as the best means of resolving international differences. To a large extent, the two succeeding Presidents have carried on Senghor's policies and philosophies. Senegal
Senegal
has long supported functional integration among French-speaking West African states through the West African Economic and Monetary Union. Senegal
Senegal
has a high profile in many international organizations and was a member of the UN Security Council
UN Security Council
in 1988-89. It was elected to the UN Commission on Human Rights
UN Commission on Human Rights
in 1997. Friendly to the West, especially to France
France
and to the United States, Senegal
Senegal
also is a vigorous proponent of more assistance from developed countries to the Third World. Senegal
Senegal
enjoys mostly cordial relations with its neighbors. In spite of clear progress on other fronts with Mauritania
Mauritania
(border security, resource management, economic integration, etc.), there remains the problem of an estimated 30,000 Afro-Mauritanian refugees living in Senegal. Senegal
Senegal
is also a member of the International Criminal Court
International Criminal Court
with a Bilateral Immunity Agreement of protection for the US-military (as covered under Article 98).

Contents

1 Bilateral relations 2 Disputes - international 3 Illicit drugs 4 See also 5 References

Bilateral relations[edit]

Country Formal Relations Began Notes

 Armenia 8 April 2004

Both countries established diplomatic relations on 8 April 2004.

 Canada 1962 See Canada– Senegal
Senegal
relations

Canada
Canada
has an embassy in Dakar.[1] Senegal
Senegal
has an embassy in Ottawa.[2]

 China

See China– Senegal
Senegal
relations From 1996 to 2005, Senegal
Senegal
maintained relations with the Republic of China
China
(Taiwan) instead of the People's Republic of China. On October 25, 2005, People's Republic of China
China
re-established foreign relations with Senegal.[3]

 France 1960 See France– Senegal
Senegal
relations

France
France
has an embassy in Dakar
Dakar
and a consulate-general in Saint-Louis.[4] Senegal
Senegal
has an embassy in Paris
Paris
and consulates-general in Bordeaux, Lyon
Lyon
and Marseille
Marseille
and a consular agency in Le Havre.[5]

 Iran

See Iran– Senegal
Senegal
relations Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
and his Senegalese counterpart Abdoulaye Wade
Abdoulaye Wade
had a joint press conference along with a close meeting in Feb 2008 in the city of Mashhad, both side pledged to expand the bilateral ties in the fields of economy, tourism and politics in addition to increase the efforts for empowering the OIC.[6] Also the giant Iran-based automaker Iran
Iran
Khodro established[7] an assembly line to produce Iranian cars in Senegal
Senegal
and dispatch them to the African markets directly from Dakar. This Iranian-Senegalese company has the capacity to produce 10,000 Samand
Samand
cars annually.[8] In 2011, Senegal
Senegal
cut ties with Iran, accusing Tehran
Tehran
of supplying separatist rebels in the Casamance
Casamance
region with weapons. They purport that these weapons were used in the killing of three Senegalese soldiers.[9]

 Malaysia

See Malaysia– Senegal
Senegal
relations

Malaysia
Malaysia
has an embassy in Dakar.[10] Senegal
Senegal
has an embassy in Kuala Lumpur.[11]

 Mauritania

See Mauritania– Senegal
Senegal
relations In the years following independence, Mauritania's principal friend in sub-Saharan Africa was Senegal, although the two countries have espoused different strategies for development.[12] The growing split between blacks and Maures
Maures
in Mauritania
Mauritania
has, however, affected ties with Senegal, which sees itself as championing the rights of Mauritania's black minority.[12] Under Taya, relations between the two countries were correct, even though each accused the other of harboring exiled dissidents.[12] In May 1987, Senegal
Senegal
extradited Captain Moulaye Asham Ould Ashen, a former black member of the Haidalla government accused of corruption, but only after veiled threats from Nouakchott
Nouakchott
that failure to do so would result in Mauritania's allowing Senegalese dissidents a platform from which to speak out against the government of President Abdou Diouf.[12] At the same time, Senegal
Senegal
and Mauritania
Mauritania
have cooperated successfully with Mali
Mali
under the Senegal
Senegal
River Development Office (Organisation pour la Mise en Valeur du Fleuve Sénégal—OMVS), which was formed in 1972 as a flood control, irrigation, and agricultural development project.[12]

 Mexico May 1962 See Mexico– Senegal
Senegal
relations

Mexico
Mexico
is accredited to Senegal
Senegal
from its embassy in Rabat, Morocco.[13] and maintains an honorary consulate in Dakar.[14] Senegal
Senegal
is accredited to Mexico
Mexico
from its embassy in Washington, D.C., United States
United States
and maintains an honorary consulate in Mexico
Mexico
City.[15]

 Russia 14 June 1962 See Russia– Senegal
Senegal
relations Russia
Russia
has an embassy in Dakar
Dakar
and Senegal
Senegal
has an embassy in Moscow. The Soviet Union established diplomatic relations with Senegal
Senegal
on June 14, 1962.

 Serbia 1961

Both countries have established diplomatic relations in 1961.[16]

 South Korea 19 October 1962

Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between the Republic of Korea and the Republic of Senegal
Senegal
was on October 19, 1962.[17]

 United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates
established an Embassy in Dakar
Dakar
in March 2018, which was unveiled by Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.[18] The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development loaned Senegal
Senegal
$13 million to invest in rural solar energy.[18]

 United States 1960 See Senegal– United States
United States
relations Senegal
Senegal
enjoys an excellent relationship with the United States. The Government of Senegal
Senegal
is known and respected for its able diplomats and has often supported the U.S. in the United Nations, including with troop contributions for peacekeeping activities. The United States maintains friendly relations with Senegal
Senegal
and provides considerable economic and technical assistance.

Senegal
Senegal
has an embassy in Washington, DC
Washington, DC
and a consulate-general in New York City.[19] United States
United States
has an embassy in Dakar.[20]

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States
United States
Department of State document "Senegal".

Disputes - international[edit] A short section of the boundary with the Gambia is undefined. Illicit drugs[edit] Transshipment point for Southwest and Southeast Asian heroin moving to Europe
Europe
and North America; illicit cultivator of cannabis[citation needed] See also[edit]

List of diplomatic missions in Senegal List of diplomatic missions of Senegal Senegambia Confederation

References[edit]

^ Embassy of Canada
Canada
in Senegal ^ Embassy of Senegal
Senegal
in Ottawa
Ottawa
(in French) ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2013-07-05.  ^ Embassy of France
France
in Dakar
Dakar
(in French) ^ Embassy of Senegal
Senegal
in Paris
Paris
(in French) ^ Iran, Senegal
Senegal
presidents urge OIC
OIC
to support Muslims ^ Iranian car assembly line in Senegal ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-09-29. Retrieved 2016-02-19.  ^ Senegal
Senegal
severs ties with Iran
Iran
- Africa - Al Jazeera English ^ "Official Website of Embassy of Malaysia, Dakar". Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia. Retrieved 22 May 2014.  ^ "Ambassade (Malaisie)" (in French). Gourvernement du Senegal. Retrieved 22 May 2014.  ^ a b c d e Handloff, Robert E. "Relations with Other African States". In Mauritania: A Country Study (Robert E. Handloff, editor). Library of Congress Federal Research Division (June 1988). This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain. ^ Embassy of Mexico
Mexico
in Morocco
Morocco
(in Spanish) ^ Honorary consulate of Mexico
Mexico
in Dakar, Senegal ^ Embassy of Senegal
Senegal
in the United States
United States
(in French) ^ [1] ^ http://www.mofa.go.kr/ENG/countries/middleeast/countries/20070824/1_24487.jsp?menu=m_30_50 ^ a b "Abdullah opens new UAE Embassy in Senegal". Gulf News. March 6, 2018.  ^ Embassy of Senegal
Senegal
in Washington, DC
Washington, DC
(in French) Archived 2014-07-15 at the Wayback Machine. ^ Embassy of the United States
United States
in Dakar
Dakar
(in English and French)

v t e

Foreign relations of Senegal

Africa

Mauritania

Americas

Canada Mexico United States

Asia

Bangladesh China India Indonesia Iran Malaysia Saudi Arabia

Europe

France Russia

Oceania

Australia

Diplomatic missions

Diplomatic missions of / in Senegal Foreign Minister

v t e

Senegal articles

History

Regional history Mali
Mali
Empire Precolonial kingdoms Arab slave trade French conquest French West Africa African slave trade British invasion Mali
Mali
Federation Senegambia Border War Bissau-Guinean Civil War
Bissau-Guinean Civil War
involvement

Geography

Biosphere Reserves Casamance Environmental issues in Senegal Cities Islands National parks Rivers Wildlife World Heritage Sites

Politics

Administrative divisions Casamance
Casamance
conflict Constitution Court of Cassation (judiciary) Elections Foreign relations Human rights Law enforcement Military Parliament Political parties President Prime Minister

Economy

Agriculture Energy Franc (currency) International rankings Housing Telecommunications Tourism Transport Unions

Society

Demographics Education Ethnic groups Health Languages Religion Water supply and sanitation

Culture

Anthem Cinema Coat of arms Cuisine Flag Literature Media

Newspapers

Music Public holidays Sports

Outline Index

Category Portal

v t e

Foreign relations of Africa

Sovereign states

Algeria Angola Benin Botswana Burkina Faso Burundi Cameroon Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) Central African Republic Chad Comoros Democratic Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo Djibouti Egypt Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Ethiopia Gabon The Gambia Ghana Guinea Guinea-Bissau Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire) Kenya Lesotho Liberia Libya Madagascar Malawi Mali Mauritania Mauritius Morocco Mozambique Namibia Niger Nigeria Rwanda São Tomé and Príncipe Senegal Seychelles Sierra Leone Somalia South Africa South Sudan Sudan Swaziland Tanzania Togo Tunisia Uganda Zambia Zimbabwe

States with limited recognition

Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic Somaliland

Dependencies and other territories

Canary Islands / Ceuta / Melilla  (Spain) Madeira (Portugal) Mayotte / Réunion (France) Saint Helena / Ascension Island / Tristan da Cunha (United Kingd

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President Léopold Senghor
Léopold Senghor
advocated close relations with France
France
and negotiation and compromise as the best means of resolving international differences. To a large extent, the two succeeding Presidents have carried on Senghor's policies and philosophies. Senegal
Senegal
has long supported functional integration among French-speaking West African states through the West African Economic and Monetary Union. Senegal
Senegal
has a high profile in many international organizations and was a member of the UN Security Council
UN Security Council
in 1988-89. It was elected to the UN Commission on Human Rights
UN Commission on Human Rights
in 1997. Friendly to the West, especially to France
France
and to the United States, Senegal
Senegal
also is a vigorous proponent of more assistance from developed countries to the Third World. Senegal
Senegal
enjoys mostly cordial relations with its neighbors. In spite of clear progress on other fronts with Mauritania
Mauritania
(border security, resource management, economic integration, etc.), there remains the problem of an estimated 30,000 Afro-Mauritanian refugees living in Senegal. Senegal
Senegal
is also a member of the International Criminal Court
International Criminal Court
with a Bilateral Immunity Agreement of protection for the US-military (as covered under Article 98).

Contents

1 Bilateral relations 2 Disputes - international 3 Illicit drugs 4 See also 5 References

Bilateral relations[edit]

Country Formal Relations Began Notes

 Armenia 8 April 2004

Both countries established diplomatic relations on 8 April 2004.

 Canada 1962 See Canada– Senegal
Senegal
relations

Canada
Canada
has an embassy in Dakar.[1] Senegal
Senegal
has an embassy in Ottawa.[2]

 China

See China– Senegal
Senegal
relations From 1996 to 2005, Senegal
Senegal
maintained relations with the Republic of China
China
(Taiwan) instead of the People's Republic of China. On October 25, 2005, People's Republic of China
China
re-established foreign relations with Senegal.[3]

 France 1960 See France– Senegal
Senegal
relations

France
France
has an embassy in Dakar
Dakar
and a consulate-general in Saint-Louis.[4] Senegal
Senegal
has an embassy in Paris
Paris
and consulates-general in Bordeaux, Lyon
Lyon
and Marseille
Marseille
and a consular agency in Le Havre.[5]

 Iran

See Iran– Senegal
Senegal
relations Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
and his Senegalese counterpart Abdoulaye Wade
Abdoulaye Wade
had a joint press conference along with a close meeting in Feb 2008 in the city of Mashhad, both side pledged to expand the bilateral ties in the fields of economy, tourism and politics in addition to increase the efforts for empowering the OIC.[6] Also the giant Iran-based automaker Iran
Iran
Khodro established[7] an assembly line to produce Iranian cars in Senegal
Senegal
and dispatch them to the African markets directly from Dakar. This Iranian-Senegalese company has the capacity to produce 10,000 Samand
Samand
cars annually.[8] In 2011, Senegal
Senegal
cut ties with Iran, accusing Tehran
Tehran
of supplying separatist rebels in the Casamance
Casamance
region with weapons. They purport that these weapons were used in the killing of three Senegalese soldiers.[9]

 Malaysia

See Malaysia– Senegal
Senegal
relations

Malaysia
Malaysia
has an embassy in Dakar.[10] Senegal
Senegal
has an embassy in Kuala Lumpur.[11]

 Mauritania

See Mauritania– Senegal
Senegal
relations In the years following independence, Mauritania's principal friend in sub-Saharan Africa was Senegal, although the two countries have espoused different strategies for development.[12] The growing split between blacks and Maures
Maures
in Mauritania
Mauritania
has, however, affected ties with Senegal, which sees itself as championing the rights of Mauritania's black minority.[12] Under Taya, relations between the two countries were correct, even though each accused the other of harboring exiled dissidents.[12] In May 1987, Senegal
Senegal
extradited Captain Moulaye Asham Ould Ashen, a former black member of the Haidalla government accused of corruption, but only after veiled threats from Nouakchott
Nouakchott
that failure to do so would result in Mauritania's allowing Senegalese dissidents a platform from which to speak out against the government of President Abdou Diouf.[12] At the same time, Senegal
Senegal
and Mauritania
Mauritania
have cooperated successfully with Mali
Mali
under the Senegal
Senegal
River Development Office (Organisation pour la Mise en Valeur du Fleuve Sénégal—OMVS), which was formed in 1972 as a flood control, irrigation, and agricultural development project.[12]

 Mexico May 1962 See Mexico– Senegal
Senegal
relations

Mexico
Mexico
is accredited to Senegal
Senegal
from its embassy in Rabat, Morocco.[13] and maintains an honorary consulate in Dakar.[14] Senegal
Senegal
is accredited to Mexico
Mexico
from its embassy in Washington, D.C., United States
United States
and maintains an honorary consulate in Mexico
Mexico
City.[15]

 Russia 14 June 1962 See Russia– Senegal
Senegal
relations Russia
Russia
has an embassy in Dakar
Dakar
and Senegal
Senegal
has an embassy in Moscow. The Soviet Union established diplomatic relations with Senegal
Senegal
on June 14, 1962.

 Serbia 1961

Both countries have established diplomatic relations in 1961.[16]

 South Korea 19 October 1962

Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between the Republic of Korea and the Republic of Senegal
Senegal
was on October 19, 1962.[17]

 United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates
established an Embassy in Dakar
Dakar
in March 2018, which was unveiled by Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.[18] The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development loaned Senegal
Senegal
$13 million to invest in rural solar energy.[18]

 United States 1960 See Senegal– United States
United States
relations Senegal
Senegal
enjoys an excellent relationship with the United States. The Government of Senegal
Senegal
is known and respected for its able diplomats and has often supported the U.S. in the United Nations, including with troop contributions for peacekeeping activities. The United States maintains friendly relations with Senegal
Senegal
and provides considerable economic and technical assistance.

Senegal
Senegal
has an embassy in Washington, DC
Washington, DC
and a consulate-general in New York City.[19] United States
United States
has an embassy in Dakar.[20]

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States
United States
Department of State document "Senegal".

Disputes - international[edit] A short section of the boundary with the Gambia is undefined. Illicit drugs[edit] Transshipment point for Southwest and Southeast Asian heroin moving to Europe
Europe
and North America; illicit cultivator of cannabis[citation needed] See also[edit]

List of diplomatic missions in Senegal List of diplomatic missions of Senegal Senegambia Confederation

References[edit]

^ Embassy of Canada
Canada
in Senegal ^ Embassy of Senegal
Senegal
in Ottawa
Ottawa
(in French) ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2013-07-05.  ^ Embassy of France
France
in Dakar
Dakar
(in French) ^ Embassy of Senegal
Senegal
in Paris
Paris
(in French) ^ Iran, Senegal
Senegal
presidents urge OIC
OIC
to support Muslims ^ Iranian car assembly line in Senegal ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-09-29. Retrieved 2016-02-19.  ^ Senegal
Senegal
severs ties with Iran
Iran
- Africa - Al Jazeera English ^ "Official Website of Embassy of Malaysia, Dakar". Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia. Retrieved 22 May 2014.  ^ "Ambassade (Malaisie)" (in French). Gourvernement du Senegal. Retrieved 22 May 2014.  ^ a b c d e Handloff, Robert E. "Relations with Other African States". In Mauritania: A Country Study (Robert E. Handloff, editor). Library of Congress Federal Research Division (June 1988). This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain. ^ Embassy of Mexico
Mexico
in Morocco
Morocco
(in Spanish) ^ Honorary consulate of Mexico
Mexico
in Dakar, Senegal ^ Embassy of Senegal
Senegal
in the United States
United States
(in French) ^ [1] ^ http://www.mofa.go.kr/ENG/countries/middleeast/countries/20070824/1_24487.jsp?menu=m_30_50 ^ a b "Abdullah opens new UAE Embassy in Senegal". Gulf News. March 6, 2018.  ^ Embassy of Senegal
Senegal
in Washington, DC
Washington, DC
(in French) Archived 2014-07-15 at the Wayback Machine. ^ Embassy of the United States
United States
in Dakar
Dakar
(in English and French)

v t e

Foreign relations of Senegal

Africa

Mauritania

Americas

Canada Mexico United States

Asia

Bangladesh China India Indonesia Iran Malaysia Saudi Arabia

Europe

France Russia

Oceania

Australia

Diplomatic missions

Diplomatic missions of / in Senegal Foreign Minister

v t e

Senegal articles

History

Regional history Mali
Mali
Empire Precolonial kingdoms Arab slave trade French conquest French West Africa African slave trade British invasion Mali
Mali
Federation Senegambia Border War Bissau-Guinean Civil War
Bissau-Guinean Civil War
involvement

Geography

Biosphere Reserves Casamance Environmental issues in Senegal Cities Islands National parks Rivers Wildlife World Heritage Sites

Politics

Administrative divisions Casamance
Casamance
conflict Constitution Court of Cassation (judiciary) Elections Foreign relations Human rights Law enforcement Military Parliament Political parties President Prime Minister

Economy

Agriculture Energy Franc (currency) International rankings Housing Telecommunications Tourism Transport Unions

Society

Demographics Education Ethnic groups Health Languages Religion Water supply and sanitation

Culture

Anthem Cinema Coat of arms Cuisine Flag Literature Media

Newspapers

Music Public holidays Sports

Outline Index

Category Portal

v t e

Foreign relations of Africa

Sovereign states

Algeria Angola Benin Botswana Burkina Faso Burundi Cameroon Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) Central African Republic Chad Comoros Democratic Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo Djibouti Egypt Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Ethiopia Gabon The Gambia Ghana Guinea Guinea-Bissau Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire) Kenya Lesotho Liberia Libya Madagascar Malawi Mali Mauritania Mauritius Morocco Mozambique Namibia Niger Nigeria Rwanda São Tomé and Príncipe Senegal Seychelles Sierra Leone Somalia South Africa South Sudan Sudan Swaziland Tanzania Togo Tunisia Uganda Zambia Zimbabwe

States with limited recognition

Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic Somaliland

Dependencies and other territories

Canary Islands / Ceuta / Melilla  (Spain) Madeira (Portugal) Mayotte / Réunion (France) Saint Helena / Ascension Island / Tristan da Cunha (United Kingd

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