New Somali President Asks for 20,000 AU Peacekeepers




 
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October 23rd, 2004  
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Topic: New Somali President Asks for 20,000 AU Peacekeepers


ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Somalia's newly elected president, Abdullahi Yusuf, has asked the African Union to send 20,000 peacekeepers to disarm militias controlling his lawless Horn of Africa country, an AU spokesman said on Saturday.

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