US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson affirmed US Commitment to support Somalia

US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson; “ We are ready to support Somalia and cooperate on eradicating the threats of terror”.

United States’ Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson has affirmed America’s commitment to support Somalia’s development goals, and cooperate on the efforts to eradicate the threats of terror.

Mr. Tillerson while speaking on the phone with the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo, gave the assurance that the United States is fully in support of Somalia’s peace and stability efforts.

The US has been a committed ally and a friend of Somalia, and has recently aided the Somali Special Forces to take out various Alshabab hideouts.

“Our top priority is security sector reform to ensure our security institutions are able and accountable. We need to embark on the fight against Alshabab with renewed urgency”.

The US has in the past taken significant action against global terror networks, and has specifically been instrumental in the fight against Alshabab.

Ministry of Information, Culture & Tourism