Only functioning state can save Somalia – president

Only functioning state can save Somalia – president


The establishment of a legitimate, functioning government and society in Somalia is the greatest problem facing the fragile African state, according to the president.

Speaking before a joint meeting of the European Parliament’s development and foreign affairs committees on 31 January, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said that “the only way out” of Somalia’s current problems is the creation of “a functioning state”.

The president was speaking on the ...


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