The Ethiopian Herald (Addis Ababa)

Somalia: PM Pleas for International Combat On Terror

Addis Ababa — Somalia's Interim Prime Minister Ali Mohamed Gedi said yesterday the international community should come to the aid since his government is handicapped and doesn't have the capacity to fight what he termed as 'the terrorists', SomaliNet reported from Mogadishu.

He made the statement in a news conference held yesterday in his partly destroyed compound in north of the capital.

"This is the work of terror group and they will not deter us from completing our mission of bringing back sanity to a lawless country," said Gedi.

Amid all the destruction, the premier was happy sitting with his family inside the exploded compound, which is his official residence. In his address, Gedi sent massage of condolences to the family of the slain soldiers.

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