US-Africa summit opens in Washington

Obama speaking during summit of young African leaders innitiative in Washington

The first US-Africa summit is opening is Washington DC on Monday as over fifty African leaders arrived in Washington.

Somalia is represented by president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and delegates who reached US on Saturday.

According to a statement released by US department the security in and out of Washington DC has been tightened.

The three days US-Africa leaders summit will focus on issues like peace and security, development and investing in Africa.

According to US state department the leaders of Central African republic,Eretrea, Zimbabwe and Sudan will not attend the summit as they were not invited.



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