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Report of the Monitoring Group on Somalia pursuant to Security Council resolution 1676, November 2006

Published November 2006

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Report of the Monitoring Group on Somalia pursuant to Security Council resolution 1676, November 2006

This UN report states that in July, 2006 Somali Islamic militants supported Hezbollah's efforts in its war against Israel. In return, Lebanon reportedly provided weapons and training to the Somalis, with the help of Syria and Iran. It adds that Iran attempted to exchange arms for uranium. Finally, it details the "rampant arms flows" and military supplies to Somali Islamists from various African and Middle Eastern nations. The report's sources are unclear and doubts have been raised as to the report's credibility.

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