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Somalia Rejects IGAD Free Movement Proposal
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Somalia Rejects IGAD Free Movement Proposal

Somalia government on Monday said it would not sign a deal with  IGAD  member countries  that will allow free movement of citizens .

Mohamed Jimale Koofi the Somalia  Immigration  Chief told the media after a two day IGAD conference to create free movement and free trade for all citizens said Somalia is not fully controlling it’s border and has no legal papers and therefore not ready  to sign the deal because of the it’s interest .

Amb. Jamaludin Ahmed Ethopia envoy  to Somalia also said that the free movement like EU benefited for all IGAD countries  including Somalis since they are advanced on trade and move about the region.

Somalia has 5 borders 2  of them  are under control of somalialand .

Ali Bin Ali the DG in the  ministry  of Foreign Affairs said Somali will benefit this but need to improve our security and taske our control of our borders .

This conference  follows a second held in Djibouti.