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Somalia's Government Arrives in Mogadishu

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Somalia's Government Arrives in Mogadishu

Somalia's Government Arrives in Mogadishu

Somalia's Government Arrives in Mogadishu

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Somali government soldiers stand around the former Islamist supreme court in Mogadishu on Friday. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Somali government soldiers stand around the former Islamist supreme court in Mogadishu on Friday.

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Somalia's official government, backed by Ethiopian troops, has entered the capital Mogadishu after the departure of forces representing the Islamic Courts Union.

The government's first order of business is to impose martial law and resume humanitarian flights into the city.

Renee Montagne talks to Mike Phlanz of London's Daily Telegraph newspaper.