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Somalia and UK discuss security cooperation

Somalia´s Defence Minister Abdulkadir Mohamed Nur on Wednesday met with the UK ambassador to Somalia Kate Foster in Mogadishu.

According to the minister the meeting centred security cooperation between the two countries.

´´Grateful to have hosted at the Ministry of Defense of Somalia

Ministry of Defense of Somalia Amb. To Kate Foster, UK is a reliable partner to in the field of security.´´ Somalia´s Defence Minister Abdulkadir Mohamed Nur said.

´´Discussed areas of mutual cooperation between our two countries, where I conveyed our commitment to bolster meaningful engagement in the field of defense.´´he added.

Ambassador Kate has announced additional £2.3 million to support Somali Army.

The UK provided £4.9 million of funding to the UNSOS Trust Fund, which supplied Somali soldiers and police officers with a year’s worth of support.

In 2021/2022, UK contributions to the UNSOS Trust Fund are in addition to UK military support to the SNA. Since 2016, the UK has trained over 2000 SNA soldiers.

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