Somali warlord agrees to talks, boosts government peace efforts

MOGADISHU (KON) - A Somali clan leader who fought for years to retake a strategic southern port city he once controlled has laid down arms and joined talks, bolstering government efforts to show it can restore order to a chaotic nation.
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Somali warlord agrees to talks, boosts government peace efforts

The fate of the city of Kismayu and the surrounding region of Jubbaland is seen as a test of Mogadishu