Call for So­ma­liland to re­join rest of coun­try

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MO­GADISHU: So­mali President Mo­hamed Ab­dul­lahi Mo­hamed has called for the re­uni­fi­ca­tion of So­ma­lia and So­ma­liland to help make the Horn of Africa na­tion a great coun­try again.

Speak­ing dur­ing cel­e­bra­tions to mark So­ma­lia’s 57th in­de­pen­dence an­niver­sary late on Mon­day, Mo­hamed urged So­ma­lis to put aside their dif­fer­ences and unite for the bet­ter­ment of the present and fu­ture gen­er­a­tions.

“I am urg­ing our broth­ers in the north­ern re­gions (So­ma­liland)… that it is our re­spon­si­bil­ity to re­gain our na­tion­hood.

“We have to go be­yond our re­cent painful his­tory, to have a bet­ter fu­ture,” he said.

So­ma­liland broke off from So­ma­lia in 1991 fol­low­ing the col­lapse of the Siad Barre regime.

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