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Friday, December 23, 2011

Xmas: Britain gives 9,000 tonnes of food to East African

In a bid to assist in the ongoing drought and famine in the Horn of Africa, Britain is set to give 9,000 tonnes of food and medical suppliers for Christmas, reports BBC.
The Secretary of State for International Development, Mr. Andrew Mitchell said its not only meant to save lives of people affected by the worst famine in decades but to also assist in preventing terrorism and disorder in Somalia which is a direct threat to the United Kingdom.
Mitchell who is also a member of the parliament said there are probably more British passport holders engaged in terrorist training in Somalia than in any other country of the world.
"This is not only about saving the lives of huge numbers of vulnerable babies and children, it is also about doing the right thing to promote British security," he said. Read more
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