Somalia: Jubbaland President meets with Ethiopian officials in Addis Ababa

Published: December 31, 2015

(APA) Ethiopia’s Foreign Minister Dr. Tedros Adahnom and President of the Jubbaland State of Somalia Sheikh Ahmed Madobe held talks in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa to discuss regional peace, the Affairs Ministry said Wednesday in a statement.
The two officials discussed the peace and stability of the region, the upcoming Somali election and implementation the Addis Ababa Agreement reached by the warring parties in Somalia, the statement said.
According to the ministry, Dr. Tedros said there is meaningful progress in Somalia and lauded the role of Jubbaland towards the improvement of peace and stability in Somalia.
Sheikh Ahmed Madobe mentioned that Ethiopia’s role for regional peace and stability is crucial and he further noted “We appreciate the participation of Ethiopian troops in the Jubbaland corridor that are playing a crucial role in the fight against Al-Shabaab.”
The Jubbaland president noted that further cooperation is needed to bring about peace, stability and progresses in Somalia.

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