Eritrea-trained recruits to take part anti-al Shabab offensive-Minister of Defense

Mogadishu (AX) – Somalia’s Minister of Defense, Abdikhadir Mohamed Noor, confirmed on Wednesday that the primary group of Eritrean-trained recruits arrived in Mogadishu, however he didn’t reveal the precise variety of repatriates.

Throughout a press convention in Mogadishu on Wednesday, the minister acknowledged that the newly skilled forces would take part in operations to liberate the nation from the al-Shabab group.

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“Thank God, it is now possible for the first group to arrive. It is a blow to Khawarij and all those who hamper the security of the country,” stated Somalia’s protection minister.

The minister added that the Somali authorities is set to take again land from Al Shabaab and prepare Somali forces.

President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud stated subsequent batches of recruits can be repatriated in workouts anticipated to final till January 2023.

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