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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Somalia, United Kingdom Sign Agreement on Security

Mogadishu, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) Somalia''s government and the United Kingdom signed an agreement on security cooperation to support local government in its confrontation against extremist opponents, the website Nouvelle Somalie reported today.

The agreement, signed by Defense minister Abdulkadir Ali Dini and British ambassador to Somalia Harriet Mathews, strengthens local military institutions specialized in this area.

Both governments will also improve the terms of their cooperation in the fight against terrorism, a scourge that causes thousands of deaths in the African country and threatens world peace, Ali Dini stated.

Ali Dini underlined that London supports Somalia in other sectors such as the reorganization of its Army that fights against Islamist group Al-Shabaab.

Mathews, meanwhile, stressed that London will continue to support Somalia on the stabilization efforts