Somali President welcomes the Abu Dhabi peace agreement signed by Puntland and GalMudug over Galkayo conflict
Mogadishu, 03 November 2016 – HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia welcomes the Abu Dhabi peace agreement signed by Presidents of Puntland & GalMudug States of Somalia over Galkayo conflict. Somali President appealed to both Presidents of Puntland and GlaMudug to immediately implement the signed agreement with full commitment to end violence in Galkayo so that a long lasting peace and stability is prevailed in the area. “I call on Puntland President Dr Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas and GalMudug President Abdikarin Hussein Guled to work together and to implement the signed Abu Dhabi peace agreement in order to stop the bloodshed between brotherly communities in Galkayo. The Federal Government of Somalia is committed and ready to assist both Federal Member States of Puntland and GalMudug so that the signed peace agreement can be immediately implemented without delays.” Said the President of Somalia HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the President of the Federal Government of Somalia hugely thanked to His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan for their tireless efforts towards the Abu Dhabi peace agreement between Presidents of Puntland and GalMudug States of Somalia. The President has also hugely thanked the UAE leaders for their leadership on Somalia in terms of the rebuilding of the country, the peace & stability and the overall progress in Somalia. Finally, the President of Somalia stated that UAE and Somalia have a long bi-lateral relationship stretch back to antiquity. Both countries enjoy excellent brotherhood relationship and Somalia is committed to strengthen that mutual and bi-lateral relationship further.