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  • Title: [SW News] (BBC MONITORING/Sahan) : SOMALIA: PUNTLAND PRESIDENT VISITING ITALY
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  • Date :[24-Feb-2000 12:00:00 am]

BBC MONITORING INTERNATIONAL REPORTS: SOMALIA: PUNTLAND PRESIDENT VISITING ITALY
94% match; BBC Monitoring Service - United Kingdom ; 24-Feb-2000 12:00:00 am ; 92 words

Reliable reports say that Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmad, the president of the Puntland regional government, is visiting Italy at the invitation of that country's government.

The reports added that the president had held talks with Italian Foreign Ministry officials responsible for eastern Africa. Unconfirmed reports say that the president and Italian government officials discussed matters pertaining to the Djibouti peace plan.

The Puntland government has not yet officially announced the presidents visit to Italy. President Abdullahi Yusuf left Puntland for Britain early this month for a medical checkup. Before going to Britain, he had visited Djibouti and Ethiopia...

Source: `Sahan', Boosaaso, in Somali 23 Feb 00 p 3

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