Somali President meets top army commanders at the Defense Ministry in Mogadishu

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Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud convened a high-level meeting with the Defense Ministry’s leadership and top army commanders at the Ministry’s headquarters in Mogadishu on Wednesday.

The commanders briefed President Mohamud on the latest military offensive against terrorists, focusing on operations in Jubbaland State, where the army has made significant gains.

The Federal government did not provide further details about the meeting at the Defense Ministry.

Recently, President Mohamud visited the Waragadhi area of the Middle Shabelle region to expedite military operations against al-Shabab in the Hirshabelle and Galmudug states of Somalia. The president, military commanders, and traditional elders in the area discussed short-term plans to liberate the remaining areas under the group’s control.