Declaring Nicholas Haysom 'persona non grata' might prove costly for the Federal Somali Government.
The air strike was conducted against militants after US and partner forces came under attack, the US Africa Command said in a statement.
Ethiopia is experiencing ethnic and political tensions that could have far-reaching implications for its neighbors in the Horn of Africa, and beyond.
More than 2,000 people gathered in Somalia's capital Mogadishu to protest against the attacks that have been described as the most deadly since the Al Shabab insurgency began in 2007.
About 200 Turkish officers will be deployed to the facility in Mogadishu, Somalia's capital, to train over 10,000 Somali National Army troops and other soldiers from across Africa.
The pre-dawn operation occurred in southern Somalia about 260 kilometres (160 miles) south of Mogadishu.
Militants attacked a military base on Somalia-Kenya border with a car bomb before entering the compound.
The former spokesman and deputy leader of Al Shabaab, Mukhtar Robow Abu Mansur, had been in hiding with his forces since 2013.
In a separate attack, at least two soldiers were killed when a roadside bomb, planted by Al Shabab, struck a car carrying government troops in Central Shabelle outside of the capital.
Gunfire followed the attack on the Posh Hotel, the only venue with a discotheque in the capital, Mogadishu.
The blast targeted a minibus outside a military base in Mogadishu.
UNICEF in February warned the drought in Somalia could lead to up to 270,000 children suffering from acute malnutrition this year.
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