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United Kingdom Re-Opens Old Army Facility at Baidoa Airfield to Train Somalia Forces

The United Kingdom officially opened up a training service in Somalia on Saturday for the Somali National Army (SNA), as the Horn of African country readies to occupy security responsibilities.

The British Embassy in Somalia announced that ‘the new center helps develop Somali directed security forces & promote long term stability and also security in the country.’

The British Embassy in Somalia announced that ‘the new center can help develop Somali led security forces & promote long term stability and also security in the country.’

With an unequipped and also untrained security force, the international community moved into Somalia to assist in the fight against terrorism. The UK, US and also African Union are some of the groups with missions in Somalia.

With gains made in the fight, various security agencies including the African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) plan to systematically withdraw the troops from the Horn of an African country.

The abstaining of AMISOM troops is because of starting from October, with the force expected to be fully out of the country by December 2020, paying you to the SNA.

Defeating al-Shabaab is a key agenda in President Mohamed Abdullahi’s govt, one he has stated confidence he will achieve.

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