Before leaving, President Yusuf told reporters at the Villa Somalia presidential compound that he will attend a United Nations session in
"I will give an address at the UN meeting to update member states about the situation in
He stated that the UN has "ignored" the plight of the Somali people, citing a drought the country is currently undergoing.
The Somali leader urged the international community to provide humanitarian assistance to
An ongoing 15-month Islamist rebellion has killed thousands of people and displaced most of