Galmudug state leader meets with US ambassador


MOGADISHU [SMN] – Larry André, the United States ambassador to Somalia held a meeting with Galmudug State leader Ahmed Qoor-Qoor in Mogadishu on Friday.


The two sides discussed the security in Galmudug, the fight against Al-Shabaab, and the US support for the counter-terror operation, according to Qoor-Qoor’s office.

Larry André assured Galmudug of Washington’s assistance in the war on Al-Shabaab as the militant group poses threat to Somalia and the US interest in the Horn of Africa.

The regional state along with local clan militia and SNA liberated Al-Shabaab from villages in the Galgadud region, central Somalia. US military provided air support to the forces.


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