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U.S. Condemns Terrorist Attack in Somalia

Press Statement Marie Harf Acting Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC March 28, 2015 The United States strongly condemns al-Shabaab’s terrorist attack on the Maka al-Mukarama Hotel in Mogadishu yesterday. We extend our deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of the innocent victims killed in the attack and our regrets to the ...
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Somali Investment Forum: Keynote Address Shari Berenbach – President & CEO U.S. African Development Foundation

Somali Investment Forum:  Keynote Address Shari Berenbach – President & CEO U.S. African Development Foundation Good morning everyone.  Particular thanks to: Brian Phipps – Deputy Special Representative for Somalia Manual Moses – Head East Africa, World Bank Group Lee Sorensen & Alexandria Wise from Shuraako Also, take this moment to introduce – Connie Newman and ...
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Remarks by James P. McAnulty U.S. Special Representative for Somalia Graduation Ceremony for ACOTA – AMISOM Force Headquarters Training Course o

Humanitarian Peace Support School Commandant Colonel Gitonga Africa Contingency Operations Training and Assistance (ACOTA) Program Representative Colonel Don Zimmer Instructors, and Most importantly, Graduates All other protocols duly observed. Good morning. Thank you once again for inviting me to speak with you this morning.  I am pleased and honored to participate in this important graduation ...
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U.S. Special Representative Condemns Attack on Central Hotel in Mogadishu

U.S. Special Representative for Somalia James P. McAnulty condemns in the strongest terms the barbaric attack today on Central Hotel in Mogadishu. He extends his heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of those injured or killed, and he expresses hope for a speedy and complete recovery of the wounded. The United States conveys its ...
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United States Welcomes the Confirmation of the New Council of Ministers

U.S. Special Representative for Somalia (SRS) James P. McAnulty welcomes the February 9 confirmation of the new Somali Council of Ministers (Cabinet) by the Federal Parliament of Somalia. “The United States of America applauds the efforts of all stakeholders to find compromise to end the political impasse and form a new government.  I urge all ...
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