UN Urged to Reverse Troop Decrease in Somalia

The five East African nations who sent troops to assist in the peacekeeping effort in Somalia, have reaffirmed their commitment to the country's stabilisation effort. They have warned however, that the planned decrease of UN troops would endanger hard-fought gains made since 2007.



African Union soldiers atop a military vehicle on the outskirts of Burubow in the Gedo region of Somalia on February 14, 2014. Uganda is set to withdraw its troops from Somalia next year, ending a decade-long stay in the Horn of Africa country.

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