Somalia leader plans talks with Shabaab, says US commander
1 weeks ago, 16:21
Somalia’s president is trying to force Al-Shabaab to negotiate a political settlement with his government, the commander of US forces in Africa said on Tuesday. “Somalis are going to need to decide for themselves what the arrangement will be at the end of the day,” Gen Thomas Waldhauser, head of the US Africa Command (Africom), told members of Congress. He said Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, popularly known as Farmajo, is aiming to “beat back Al-Shabaab to the point where defections ...
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