Defense Ministers of Sudan and Somalia agree on joint cooperation

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The Ministers of Defense of Somalia and Sudan have agreed on joint cooperation in a number of fields including training and the qualification and building up of the Somali Armed Forces. Sudan’s Defense Minister, Lt. General Abdul-Rahim Mohamed Hussein, after a meeting with Somalia’s Defense Minister, Brigadier General Mohammad Sheikh Hassan, said they had reviewed the situation in Somalia, the security arrangements there and the security progress achieved.

The Sudanese Defense Minister said they had also discussed the needs of the Somali Armed Forces and the assistance that Sudan might offer, including requirements of the next stage for achieving security and stability in Somalia.
Somali Defense Minister, Mohammad Sheikh Hassan, who noted Sudan was providing support to the Somali people affected by the civil wars and expressed his thanks and appreciation to the President of Sudan.