5000 Somalian recruits who have been getting military training in Eritrea have reportedly completed the program.
It was three years of rigorous military training, as the Ministry of information of Eritrea reported.
Somalia President, Hassan Sheik Mohamud, who on Saturday arrived in the country for four days of the official visit, and President Isaias Afeworki attended the graduation ceremony of the cadets.
Eritrea initiated the visit of the Somalian President.
A news update from Eritrea’s Ministry of Information said “… the Commander of the trainees explained that they have been provided with adequate military training and gained experience from the people of Eritrea on building one and united country and that they are ready to discharge their national obligation.”
Mr. Hassabn Shiek Mohamud congratulated the trainees. He is said to have expressed to them the expectations from the Government of Somalia and from the People as members of the Somali National Army.
President Isaias Afeworkin also remarked about the training.
“Eritrea feels honored and proud to contribute in the training and in building Somali national army,” he said, as cited by the Ministry of Information of Eritrea.
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