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Withdrawal of 1,000 Burundian Soldiers From Somalia Begins

Eloge Willy Kaneza Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — An official in Burundi says the withdrawal of 1,000 Burundian soldiers from the African Union regional force in Somalia has begun.

The military official in Burundi, who insisted on anonymity because he is not authorized to speak to the press, said Thursday that about 200 soldiers boarded a flight from Somalia to Burundi's capital, Bujumbura, in the afternoon. ...

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