Sabahi (Washington, DC)

27 June 2014

Somalia: Leaders At African Union Summit Praise Somalia's Progress

African leaders gathered at the 23rd African Union Summit in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, on Thursday (June 26th) praised the Somali government's efforts in stabilising the country and implementing federalism and reconciliation, Radio Bar-Kulan reported.

At the summit, Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed briefed United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on his government's efforts to restore peace and stability to the country. Ahmed also called on the United Nations to increase its aid to Somalis affected by recent drought in the country.

The leaders at the summit called on the Somali government to capitalise on the international community's support aimed bringing back peace and security to Somalia.

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