Posted by on January 3, 2019 10:07 am
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Nicholas Haysom told to leave after urging inquiry into civilian casualties during protests over former al-Shabaab leader’s arrest

Somalia has asked the UN secretary general’s special envoy, Nicholas Haysom, to leave the country “as soon as possible” after accusing him of “interfering with the country’s internal affairs”.

A statement from the ministry of foreign affairs declared the top UN official persona non grata on Tuesday. The ministry said that Haysom “is not required and cannot work in this country.”

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