SOMALIA: President Hassan Sheikh names new Intelligence Chief Deputy Minister of National Security, Ibrahim Isaaq Yarow, reported to the media in a press conference in Mogadishu that the Somali Federal Government will take decisive and accountable action against any attack in the capital city by Al-Shabaab insurgents.

The Minister elaborated on the emergency meeting yesterday with the Ministerial Cabinet and National Security Agencies chaired by the Prime Minister of Somalia, that Mr. Ahmed ordered security forces and Benadir Regional Administration to cooperate with each other to prevent terror attacks.

The statement by the Minister on behalf of the Somali Federal Government comes at a time when the security in Mogadishu is heightened due to potential terror threats.