Mogadishu, – The UN’s top political official, Jeffrey Feltman, visited Somalia today to express solidarity in the aftermath of the recent attack on a UN compound, and to reaffirm the UN’s resolve to keep up its support to the Somali government and people.
Hargeisa, – The new Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary–General (SRSG) Nicholas Kay arrived in Hargeisa, Somaliland this morning to meet with His Excellency President Ahmed Mahamed Mohamud (Silaanyo) and officials of the Somaliland Administration.
Mogadishu, – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Nicholas Kay, today called for an immediate end to the fighting in Kismaayo. According to unconfirmed reports, clashes flared yesterday and have resumed today.
The head of the new United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) today pledged to support the Government and the people of the country in their quest for security and prosperity, as he arrived in the country’s capital for the Mission’s start of operations.