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Exclusive: U.N. monitors allege ‘conspiracy’ to divert Somali assets

VIENNA/NAIROBI (Reuters) – A United Nations panel that monitors compliance with U.N. sanctions on Somalia has accused the country’s president, a former minister, and a U.S. law firm of conspiring to divert Somali assets recovered abroad, according to a new report.

    The Somalia and Eritrea Monitoring Group, an 8-person committee, disclosed the findings in a confidential report to the U.N. Security Council’s Somalia/Eritrea sanctions committee. Reuters reviewed a copy of the 37-page document.

Jul 16, 2014

UN monitors allege ‘conspiracy’ to divert Somali assets

VIENNA/NAIROBI, July 16 (Reuters) – A United Nations panel
that monitors compliance with U.N. sanctions on Somalia has
accused the country’s president, a former minister, and a U.S.
law firm of conspiring to divert Somali assets recovered abroad,
according to a new report.

The Somalia and Eritrea Monitoring Group, an 8-person
committee, disclosed the findings in a confidential report to
the U.N. Security Council’s Somalia/Eritrea sanctions committee.
Reuters reviewed a copy of the 37-page document.

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