10 July 2018

Somalia: Southwest State President Unhappy AU Troops' Anti-Militant Operations

The president of Somalia's southern Federal member state, Southwest Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden has expressed hopeless over the AU troops' war on Al-Shabaab.

Paresident Aden, speaking to the local media said Ethiopian troops serving under African Union Mission in Somalia [AMISOM] are dragging their feet to drive out Al-Shabaab from the entire Bay and Bakol regions under his administration.

Continuing, the regional leader added that Ethiopians have failed to remove Al-Shabaab's blockade on the main districts in the two regions which led to inflation.

Finally, Southwest state president has urged the African Union troops to double their efforts to defeat Al-Shabaab and reopen roads that link the towns.

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