Thursday, December 13, 2007

Kismayo is not under the government's control: President

Garowe Online "LONDON, United Kingdom Dec 11 (Garowe Online) - Somalia's transitional president has said that the southern port of Kismayo, the country's third-largest city, is not under the control of his Ethiopian-backed transitional federal government. President Abdullahi Yusuf is currently on a medical trip to the United Kingdom where he is expected to undergo a once-a-year routine checkup. 'My health condition is good,' he told Voice of America's Somali service program during a Monday interview."