Uganda threatens to pull troops from Somalia

first_img Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement Four benefits of having a wireless security system Top Stories Sponsored Stories Uganda has more than 6,000 troops in Somalia, where they comprise the bulk of African forces helping local troops to fight Islamist rebels with links to al-Qaida.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Mary Coyle ice cream to reopen in central Phoenix Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Daycenter_img Construction begins on Chandler hospital expansion project Parents, stop beating yourself up Comments   Share   KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) – A spokesman for the Ugandan military says Uganda will withdraw peacekeeping troops from Somalia if the United Nations Security Council accepts the findings of experts who allege Uganda supports rebels in eastern Congo.Army spokesman Col. Felix Kulayigye said Friday that the allegations of Uganda’s complicity in the rebellion in Congo’s North Kivu province were “propaganda” by those who want to spoil the country’s reputation as a peacemaker. He did not elaborate, saying only that Uganda expects the U.N. Security Council to disregard the adverse findings. The report, leaked to the media last month, also accused Rwanda of backing the M23 rebels. The difference between men and women when it comes to painlast_img read more