Somalia president speaks to thousands in Minnesota
By KYLE POTTER Associated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Somalia's president is calling on Somalis living in Minnesota to help rebuild their war-torn homeland.
A day after the U.S. recognized Somalia's
government for the first time in two decades, President Hassan Sheikh
Mohamud spoke to about 4,000 people Friday night in Minneapolis.
Minnesota is home to the largest Somali population in the U.S.
Mohamud said in English it was, "the beginning of a new foundation." But most of the speech was in Somali.
Omar Jamal, first secretary of the Somali Mission
to the United Nations, says the president thanked the crowd and asked
that they help rebuild Somalia with an emphasis on security, the economy
and judicial system.
On Thursday, Mohamud joined Secretary of State
Hillary Rodham Clinton in Washington to announce the change in
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