‘I believe that the African Union Mission in Mogadishu (Amisom) is succeeding, but we have a long way to go. We need to collaborate and continue funding that force to defeat Al Shabab, ‘Abdullahi underlined.
President Museveni, for his part, asked the UN Security Council to take care to repeat previous mistakes in Somalia so that the country can achieve a lasting peace. ‘If we do things right, it is likely that that country will soon be much better. Let’s avoid new mistakes, ‘he said.
The meeting, convened by Uganda, ratified Resolution 2372 (2017) of the Security Council on the gradual reduction of Amisom troops by 2020.