European Union announced to start giving direct financial support to Puntland state of Somalia.
The Union of European countries vowed to support the new government of Puntland headed by the President Abdiwali Gaas.
They also promised to give direct to Puntland their share from any financial contribution pledged for Somalia.
European representatives to Somalia announced to give training to Putland Marine Force in Djibouti in quest of securing Puntland shores.
This came after President Abdiwali Gaas accompanied by some of his cabinet members met European envoys to Somalia on NATO ship.
European countries contribute millions of Dollars to Federal government of Somalia while Puntland government many times claimed not to have received their allocated share.