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With a view to promoting stability and preserving unity among the communities of Jubaland, Somalia’s international partners (Canada, Ethiopia, European Union, Finland, Germany, Italy, Kenya, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Turkey, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, African Union Mission in Somalia [AMISOM], Intergovernmental Authority on Development [IGAD] and United Nations) have engaged all stakeholders in Jubaland to ...
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New AFRICOM Commander Visits Somalia

The commander of U.S. Africa Command visited Somalia on August 7 as part of his first trip to the African continent since taking command on July 26. General Stephen Townsend met w ith the Prime Minister of Somalia, the U.S. Ambassador to Somalia, Donald Yamamoto, and senior Somali military leadership in Mogadishu. The visit offered ...
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United States to Partially Restart Programs with Somali National Army

The United States will partially resume the provision of security assistance to non-mentored units of the Somali National Army (SNA).  This resumption will be implemented on a pilot basis with a unit taking part in critical transition operations in Lower Shabelle.  On the basis of internal reforms made by the Federal Government of Somalia and ...
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