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British embassy opened in Somalia

The Foreign Secretary, William Hague, has opened a British embassy in Somalia - the first there for more than 20 years.

The UK is the first member of the European Union to re-establish a diplomatic base in Mogadishu after two decades of conflict.

Mr Hague said the move was significant.

  • 25 Apr 2013
  • From the section Africa
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