Somalia: Puntland President meets Yemeni envoy amid refugee influx


GAROWE, Somalia, May 17, 2015 (Garowe Online)-The President of Somalia’s Puntland Government Abdiweli Mohamed Ali has met with Yemeni
Ambassador Mr. Mansur Ali Rayash Al-imrani in the state capital of Garowe on Sunday, Garowe Online reports.

Puntland leader briefed Al-imrani on the efforts of receiving highest influx of refugees from war-torn Yemen, disclosing that government-installed committees are on standby for the reception of Yemenis fleeing from bloodiest conflict in recent years.

Yemeni Ambassador to Somalia on his side thanked Puntland government and people for their unwavering assistance to the Yemenis arriving ashore.

Puntland shares strategic maritime boundary with Yemen, and has been a destination for people caught in the cross-fire since April when Saudi
Arabia along with Arab allies began pounding Houthi positions in a bid to restore President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi to power.


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