Latest News Highlights

COMMUNIQUE OF THE SUMMIT OF THE TROOP CONTRIBUTING COUNTRIES (TCCS) TO THE AFRICAN UNION MISSION IN SOMALIA (AMISOM)

Friday, 2nd March 2018
H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni (middle in white shirt and white hat), takes a group photo with Heads of State and Government of Troop Contributing Countries (TCCs) to the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and Representatives of International Partners

The Summit of Heads of State and Government of TroopContributing Countries (TCCs) to the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM)was held on 2nd  March 2018 in Kampalaunder the Chairmanship of H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of theRepublic of Uganda.

 

This Summit was convened in the wake of the challengesAMISOM was facing, characterized by a mismatch between the mission ideals andresources. It also followed the adoption of the UN Security Council Resolution2372 (2017), whose main thrust was the phased reduction and draw-down of AMISOMtroops; and the gradual handover of security responsibilities to the Somalisecurity forces.

 

The Summit reviewed the conclusions of the September 2017New York Summit of TCCs and deliberated on the progress made.

 

The Summit was attended by Excellency, President MohamedAbdullahi Mohamed, President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Excellency, MrGaston Sindimwo, the First Vice President of Burundi, Ambassador RaychelleOmamo, Cabinet Secretary of Defense of the Republic of Kenya, Hon Ali HassanBahdon, Minister of National Defence of Djibouti and H.E. Tolesa Shagi Moti,Ambassador of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to Uganda.

 

The Summit was also attended by H.E Moussa Faki Mahamat,Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E Mahboub Maalim, ExecutiveSecretary of IGAD.

 

The AMISOM Troop Contributing Countries also held a meetingwith Representatives of International Partners from; Algeria, China, FranceGermany, Italy, Japan, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Korea, Sweden, Turkey, UAE,UK, and USA; the United Nations and the European Union.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Uganda

Share