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Somali Government Welcomes UN's Decision for Amisom's Presence in Somalia

Published on Sunday 31st January 2010 Somali Government Welcomes UN's Decision for Amisom's Presence in Somalia

Sheik Yusuf Mohamed Siad better known as (Inda'adde), the state minister of transitional government for the defense affairs said in an interview with Shabelle radio that the TFG had welcomed the decision of the United Nation's decision for extending the presence of the AU troops in Somalia.

The minister said that the officials of the transitional federal government of Somalia had requested from the United nations to increase the mandate for the African Union troops AMISOM earlier stressing that the government had completely hailed the step which allows AU troops to stay the country for one year.

Sheik Yusuf also said that they would start a crackdown for the security of the country for the coming weeks to assure the security and stability of whole the country.

"The government had the theory to increase the AU troops' mandate to be extended, the government welcomes the decision because it had already demanded that, there is no doubt that they can fill their duties as they can," said Sheik yusuf Mohamed.

The statement of the mister of state of the transitional Federal Government of Somalia for the defense affairs Sheik Yusuf Mohamed (Inda'adde) comes as just few days after the United Nation extended the mandate of the African Union troops AMISOM to be present in Mogadishu a year.

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