who have held sway in Somalia for the last decade have reacted
with hostility to the inauguration at the weekend of the first
parliament since the 1991 fall of president Mohamed Siad Barre.
faction leader to overtly welcome the development, which took
place in Djibouti, has a seat in the transitional assembly.
no regard for the Djibouti conference and, therefore, its
outcome would not be condoned in my area of responsibility,"
Musa Sudi Yalahow, who controls parts of southwest Mogadishu,
told AFP on Monday.
of an independent country is not set up in a neighbouring
country. The Djibouti conference undermined the independence
of Somalia," Yalahow said. Since Barre fled Somalia, civil
war there has escalated and there has been no semblance of
a central government.
of Somalia's civil society are in favour of the reconciliation