Somalia's prime minister resigns
Oct 29,2007 00:00
MOGADISHU, Somalia -- Somali Prime Minister Ali Mohamed Gedi resigned Monday amid accusations he failed to quell the country's Islamist insurgency.
Gedi resigned after meeting Somali President Abdullahi Yusaf Ahmed and traveling to Addis Ababa for a meeting with Ethiopian officials aiding Somalia's interim government, Shabelle Media Network reported.
Critics faulted Gedi for failing to stop a resurgence of Islamic militias and for supporting the use of Ethiopian troops in Somalia, Shabelle reported.
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