International community lauds the opening of the Galmudug Reconciliation Conference currently underway in Dhusamareb.
The international community has welcomed the opening of the Galmudug Reconciliation Conference convened in Dhusamareb. Representatives from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), Denmark, Ethiopia, European Union (EU), Germany, Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Italy, Sweden, United Kingdom, United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), United States voiced their support for the initiative . "We underscore the importance of an inclusive reconciliation process as an essential step towards the holding of state elections in Galmudug", read part of the statement. They said they welcomed the commitment demonstrated by all stakeholders to an inclusive reconciliation process and commend the efforts of the Prime Minister as well as the Galmudug state and community leaders to bring all the communities together for this event. "We welcome the agreement to join in the Conference by delegates who travelled to Dhusamareb following the conclusion of their deliberations in Hobyo" They said they hoped that the dialogue is fruitful, and that the Conference lays the foundation for a unified and stable Galmudug state.