3 January 2013

Somalia: President Returns Home After Sudan Visit

Mogadishu — A delegation led by Somali president Hassan Shiekh Mohamud, who had been a visit to Sudan, has returned to Mogadishu today.

The delegation was received at the airport by officials of the government including the speaker of the parliament and members of the Somali army.

Briefing the journalists at the airport on his visit to Sudan, Mr. Mohamud has told that he participated celebrations of Sudan´s 57th anniversary since its independence.

The president also said that he held bilateral talks with is Sudanese counterpart Omar Hassan Al-Bashir and that Sudan promised to train Somali national police.

The delegation included the interior and finance ministers of the federal Somali government.

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