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AMISOM Heads of State Call on UN to Reverse Troop Drawdown in Somalia

The five East African nations contributing troops to the AMISOM peacekeeping mission in Somalia have called on the U.N. Security Council to keep troops slated for removal by 2020. The withdrawal of the more than 20,000 AMISOM peacekeepers from Uganda, Kenya, Burundi, Ethiopia and Djibouti is slated to begin this year.  Heads of state from the five countries met with Somalia's president and regional officials in Kampala on Friday.  The countries reaffirmed their...

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