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Somalia to Halt UAE Funding for Troops as Relations Sour

As relations with the United Arab Emirates sour over the seizure of millions of dollars in cash, Somalia announced Wednesday it would end UAE funding for its armed forces. Defense Minister Mohamed Mursal's comments to reporters came shortly after the UAE condemned what it called an "illegal" move by Somalia to seize $9.6 million from an aircraft at the Mogadishu airport over the weekend. The UAE's state news agency, WAM, said some of the 47 Emirati Armed Forces...

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