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U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Phil Purcell, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) deputy commander, discusses the current status of Somalia with Djibouti Armed Forces Lt. Gen. Osman Noor Soubagleh, force commander of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), and other key members of AMISOM, in Mogadishu, Somalia Mar. 15, 2017.  The meeting helped to coordinate CJTF-HOA, the United Nations, European Union, the AMISOM and other international partner’s efforts to stabilize Somalia and the surrounding regions. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Christian M. Jadot)
U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Phil Purcell, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) deputy commander, discusses the current status of Somalia with Djibouti Armed Forces Lt. Gen. Osman Noor Soubagleh, force commander of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), and other key members of AMISOM, in Mogadishu, Somalia Mar. 15, 2017. The meeting helped to coordinate CJTF-HOA, the United Nations, European Union, the AMISOM and other international partner’s efforts to stabilize Somalia and the surrounding regions. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Christian M. Jadot)
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