Exclusive: U.N. experts wary of Somaliland plan for armed oil protection unit

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khBlock wrote:

so-called Somaliland are illegally signing away the oil in Khatumo State to foreign oil companies. The resources within Nugaal (holhol) belongs to the people of khaatumo state. Nugal oil block will be rightfully co-managed between Khatumo & the Federal Government of Somalia.

May 31, 2014 8:06am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Realsoldier wrote:

Somaliland is free nation with defined borders and permanent population and also active government and has right to commit deals with any actors including oil exploring companies.
Khatumo is nothing more than a terrorist groups used clan named in fews towns of eastern Somaliland.

socalled Somali Federal Goverment only stands for the interesting of outsiders. it neither represent Somaliland People nor has control of plot in south

Jun 01, 2014 4:00am EDT  --  Report as abuse
S.Lander wrote:

Jarat Chopra of the Monitoring Group should do his homework or resign, Somaliland is an independent State, and NOT a region of Somalia. Somalia itself is a nation in theory, no army, no real government, and is now run by the same warlords who destroyed the country in the first place. It is propped by the United States, UK, and the EU by the use of billions of dollars and African Union boots of on the ground. Now the problem is European nations with their old habits of neocolonialism are stubbornly trying to keep Somalia and Somaliland as one nation, rather than accepting the reality on the ground, two separate nations. the UK itself has signed oil exploration deals with Somalia’s so called government, shortly after its Somalia conference. Now fear mongering on the part of the UN about Somaliland’s progressive activity to secure is dishonest and deceptive to say the least.

Jun 05, 2014 10:41am EDT  --  Report as abuse
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