Ethiopian army withdraws completely from Somalia

Ethiopian army withdraws completely from Somalia

Baghdad : Iraq | Jan 26, 2009 at 3:26 AM PST
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Ethiopian army withdrew totally from Somalia after two years of intervention in order to support the Somali government in fighting against the Islamic rebels, Ethiopian communication minister affirmed on Sunday.


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