U.S. Will Maintain Support for Somalia Through Its Transition
WASHINGTON, September 28, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has congratulated Somalia for staging its first peaceful transfer of power in decades and promised that the United States will stay strong behind the country’s move from a failed, war-torn state to a nation with an effective government.
“What has been accomplished has exceeded what many thought was possible. And it’s taken a lot of hard work and a lot of sacrifice, first and foremost from the people of Somalia,” Clinton said at the United Nations in New York September 26, 2012. “Now we have to help in the next phase for the people of Somalia, and we look forward, on behalf of the United States, to doing everything we can to make it a success.”
President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud was elected…
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