Saturday, September 25, 2010

US seeks diplomatic ties with Somaliland and Punt land, says Assistant Secretary

Carson said the United States did not plan to recognize either government as an independent state. But he said increased U.S. cooperation, particularly on aid and development, could head off inroads by Islamist Al Shabaab insurgents, who stepped up their fight to topple Somalia's Western-backed central administration last month. Read more…


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