14 June 2014

Somalia: Somali Govt Enlists Ethiopian Soldiers to Transport Emergency Aid

The Prime Minister of the Somali Federal Republic who recently returned from his trip to Addis Ababa, reported that he discussed with his Ethiopian counterpart on cooperating in peacekeeping Somalia.

Mr. Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed said that he reached an agreement with his Ethiopian counterpart that the Ethiopian soldiers will escort aid supplies meant to be transported to needy families in Somalia's regions.

Towns and districts under regions in South Somalia has been blockaded by Al-Shabaab which halted the transportation of aid and other emergency supplies to residents living in those areas.

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