The new President of Somalia elected in the aviation hangar

Somalia elected a new President. He was a former Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed. He defeated his opponent, Hassaaa Sheikh Mohamud in the second round vibrofeeder Russian Service Bi-bi-si.

In Golovanov attended only by members of Parliament. They voted in the aviation hangar at the airport of Mogadishu as all other areas in Somalia is extremely dangerous.

The new Somali President has dual citizenship – he also has an American passport.

During the voting over the airport was declared a no-fly zone, and the complex was guarded by particularly strong. The country’s leadership feared attacks by Islamists from the group “Al-Shabab”.

Grouping “Al-Shabab”, which is at war with the Somali government, declares as its purpose the creation of a Sharia state and declared the terrorist in the UK and the USA.

After the election on the streets of the capital left a lot of people who were celebrating the election of a new leader of the country. Witnesses reported that many armed men fired in the air.

In Somalia, virtually ceased to exist as a state in 1991, free elections were not held since 1969.