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Chairperson of the African Union Commission welcomes the reinstatement of the 17 September Agreement as the basis for Somali Elections

Chairperson of the African Union Commission welcomes the reinstatement of the 17 September Agreement as the basis for Somali Elections

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Addis Ababa, 2 May 2021: The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union, Moussa Faki Mahamat, welcomes the decision by the House of the People of the Federal Parliament of Somalia to reinstate the 17 September 2020 Agreement as the basis for the upcoming elections, following the request by H.E. President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed “Farmaajo”. The Chairperson of the Commission commends H.E. President Farmaajo for putting the interests of the Somali people first. The Chairperson also welcomes the lead role accorded to the Prime Minister to prepare for peaceful, credible and transparent elections and ensure its security. Furthermore, the Chairperson thanks the Somali stakeholders for heeding the call of the AU Peace and Security Council to adhere to the September 2020 Agreement ...