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Parliamentarians in Nigeria

A group of members of the newly elected Somali Transitional National Assembly (TNA) are in Abuja, Nigeria, for an African parliamentary conference. Speaker of parliament, Abdullahi Abdullah Derow, was invited to the conference after the Djibouti-hosted Somali peace talks elected president Abdiqasim Salad Hasan on 26 August, diplomatic sources told IRIN. Attendance of the African conference marks the first formal international recognition of the newly elected MPs, said the source.


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