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Somalia election a 'great step'

Mogadishu : Somalia | Sep 11, 2012 at 4:12 AM PDT
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International leaders, including British Prime Minister David Cameron, have hailed the election of Hassan Sheikh Mohamud as a "great step forward" for Somalia. Mr Cameron congratulated Mr Mohamud on his victory and welcomed the role played by his predecessor, Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed. FULL ARTICLE AT BBC
 
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