Somali President in Nairobi for IGAD summit on South Sudan crises

Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has arrived in Nairobi on Thursday night to attend IGAD Heads of State’s special summit on South Sudan.

Kenya Government officals and Somalia’s Ambassador Mohamed Ali Nor A.K.A Americo received the president on arrival.

The out-going Foreign Minister Fowsia Yusuf Haji Adan was among the president’s delegates to attend the talks.

Fighting between South Sudanese Government and rebel group has left thousands of people in the last cable of weeks.

International diplomatic efforts are going to try to rein in the violence in the newly established nation.

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