Somalia's most powerful faction leaders, Hussein Aideed, has
returned to Somalia after warning the international community
not to recognise the new interim president, Abdulkassim Salad
that any steps to exclude the factions from the reconciliation
process could lead to more bloodshed in the country.
issued the warning as Mr Hassan left Somalia for Cairo and
New York, where he is seeking international support for his
and other faction leaders are demanding a new reconciliation
process to follow a peace conference in Djibouti that culminated
last week in Mr Hassan's election.
leaders boycotted the conference, but the Yemeni President,
Ali Abdullah Saleh, has been trying to persuade them to back
has been without a central government since 1991 when the
regime under Mohamed Siad Barre collapsed.