22 November 2009

Somalia: Islamists Warn Ethiopia to Carry Out Projects in Central Region

The Islamist officials of Hisbul Islam organization in Hiran region have warned the Ethiopians to carry out projects in parts of the region in central Somalia, official told Shabelle radio on Sunday.

Shuriye Farah Sabriye, the chairman of the Islamic administration of Hisbul Islam in Hiran region held press conference in Beledweyn town and talked more on the situations of the region accusing the Ethiopians for continuing new plans in Defow village near the border between Hiran and the Somali region in Ethiopia warning them to intervene their territory.

"The Ethiopians will meet consequences if they did not halt intervening Somalia," said Mr. Shuriye Farah in an interview with Shabelle radio.

On the other hand the official had called for more residents who fled from Beledweyn town for insecurity reasons earlier to return back to their houses in the region saying that they will take guarantee their responsibilities.

The chairman of Hisbul Islam organization in Hiran region Mr. Shuriye Farah lastly called for the people in the town who have relations with the transitional government troops in out of the region and also the Ethiopians asserting that they will take a drastic step to any one seen contacting with Ethiopians or government soldiers in the region.

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