Somalia: The highest ranking US official visits Mogadishu in two decades

Mogadishu (HAN) August 14, 2014 – Diplomacy and security issues news. Something very strange is happening in Somali capital Mogadishu, this week.

Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mahamoud, in Mogadishu, who hailed UNSC visit said: “many ppl can’t believe you’re here. It’s a new opening for Somalia”

Ambassador Samantha Power is the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations and a member of President Obama’s Cabinet. At the United Nations, Ambassador Power works to advance U.S. interests, promote and defend universal values, and address pressing global challenges to global peace, security, and prosperity.

 

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Prior to serving as U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Power served as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights on the National Security Staff at the White House. In this role she focused on issues including UN reform; LGBT and women’s rights; the promotion of religious freedom and the protection of religious minorities; human trafficking; and democracy and human rights

Photo: Ambassador Samantha Power is the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations and a member of President Obama’s Cabinet


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