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Sunday, May 03, 2009

MOGADISHU, May 3 (Reuters) -

Somalia's security minister on Sunday accused Eritrea of supplying arms to insurgents to fight the government.

"Eritrea is actively meddling in Somalia by importing weapons," Omar Hashi Aden told reporters.Eritrea has denied sending arms or material support to Somalia in the past.

"We ask the world community to do something about Eritrea's direct interference," he said.

  • He said two flights from Eritrea had landed at a former military airport 110km (68.3 miles) southwest of the capital now under the control of the al Shabaab insurgents, who are on Washington list of terrorism groups.

(Reporting by Ibrahim Mohamed, Abdi Sheikh and Abdi Guled, Writing by Wangui Kanina)

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