sweden - somalia

Somali Minister Says Swedish Fighters a Problem

Some Swedish-Somali youths are taking part in that African country's civil war - now the Somali Justice Minister is visiting in order to discuss how to stop fighters travelling to Somalia from Sweden.

According to minister Abdirahman Janaqoo he is certain that almost ten people from Sweden have gone to fight in Somalia. Some are already dead, and others are prepared to fight to the death against his government.

The Justice Minister and two Somali members of parliament will meet representatives from the Swedish government and the Foreign Office and will discuss the radicalisation of the Swedish Somali community.