The new Somali president, Abdiqasim Salad Hasan, yesterday held a meeting in Djibouti
with the UN special envoy to Somalia, David Stephen. The two leaders reviewed
the UN General Assembly meeting held in New York which Abdiqasim Salad Hasan attended.
The new Somali
president said he held talks with the UN secretary general, Kofi Annan, during
his stay in New York and discussed with him how the UN could offer support to
the Somali nation.
UN special envoy to Somalia, Mr David Stephen, said the UN agencies are ready
to participate in the reconstruction of the Somali nation.