Turkey Donates Military Vehicles to Somalia

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  • 08:21 AM, November 17, 2021
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Turkey Donates Military Vehicles to Somalia
Turkey's donation to Somalia. Via state media.

The Somali National Army (SNA) received a donation of military vehicles including trucks and ambulances from Turkey on Tuesday.

Senior military officials received the donation after a ceremony at the Turkish Embassy in the capital of Mogadishu. Officials from Turkey’s military mission, Turk-Som, also attended the ceremony, Turkey’s government-owned Anadolu Agency reported.

SNA army chief Gen. Odawa Yusuf Rageh said that Turkish military support is key in fighting Somali-based al-Qaida affiliated group al-Shabab. The Gorgor and Harmacad elite units are fighting the group in Somalia.

Somalia’s elite military unit, the Gorgor commandos, will use the vehicles and the ambulances.

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