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US Secretary of State, John Kerry, visits Somalia

from BBC
US Secretary of State, John Kerry
US Secretary of State, John Kerry

US Secretary of State, John Kerry, is in the Somali Capital, Mogadishu, on an unannounced visit.

Mr. Kerry is the first American Secretary of State to visit Mogadishu, now recovering after years of conflict.
He is meeting with Somalia’s President, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, for private talks.

The US is backing the Somali Government in its fight against Islamist militant group, al-Shabab, still in control of many rural parts of southern Somalia.
Mr. Kerry is meeting President Mohamud under tight security at Mogadishu Airport. 
 

 


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