AUPSC: Existing peace, stability in Somalia best achievement
Addis Ababa, July 17 (WIC) -The African Union Peace and Security Council (AUPSC) said the existing peace and stability in Somalia is the best achievement of Africa in the ongoing efforts to maintain peace and security across the continent.
Speaking at a press conference here Monday Commissioner for Peace and Security of the African Union, Ambassador Ramtane Lamamra, lauded the success achieved in Somalia in the efforts to maintain peace and security.
He said the Ethiopian defense force, troops of the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia (TFG) and also the African peace keeping force are undertaking integrated activities towards the same goal.
Ambassador Lamamra said recently the TFG army registered victory, which significantly contributes towards maintaining peace in Somalia.
Concerning the conflict between Sudan and South Sudan the Commissioner said that discussion is underway to find solution to the issue.
The Commissioner said the African Union Commission, the AUPSC and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) are exerting efforts to consolidate constitutional order in Mali and Guinea-Bissau.
Ambassador Lamamra is re-elected as Commissioner for the AUPSC at the 19th Ordinary Session of African Heads of State and Government.
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