UN official foreshadows "broader peacebuilding mission" in Somalia

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A Burundian soldier, as part of the African Union Mission in Somalia, on patrol near the city of Merca on 2 February. UN Photo/Tobin Jones

The UN is moving to increase its engagement in Somalia.

That's what a senior official from the UN Department of Political Affairs told members of the Security Council during a briefing on Thursday.

After years without a government followed by transitional rule, a new Somali president was elected in September 2012.

Dianne Penn reports.

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