UN official: Shabab weaker but more dangerous

UN special representative for Somalia says concrete improvements have created confidence in the country's future.

    Despite political turmoil and the threat of attacks by Somalia's al-Shabab armed group, the United Nation's Special Representative for Somalia tells Al Jazeera about concrete improvements that have created confidence in the country's future.

    Nicholas Kay warned that the rebel group has become weaker, but more dangerous.

    He also told Al Jazeera's James Bays that there have been improvements in the country's security.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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