USA: Clinton to Meet Somali President Thursday

Washington, Jan. 15 (BNA) – US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will meet with Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohammed on Thursday at the headquarters of the US State Department.

This would be the first formal meeting between them since the President came to office, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said as quoted by Radio Sawa this morning, pointing out that the Secretary had met with him last fall during a visit to Africa.

During his visit to the US which began yesterday and will last for several days, the Somali President will hold talks with senior US officials on a number of issues of common interest as well bilateral and regional topics including security and development.

Source: Bahrain News Agency


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