Foreign Minister delivers remarks at the 35th African Union Summit
The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Abdisaid Muse Ali, attended the opening of the 40th Session of the Executive Council of the 35th African Union Summit in Addis Ababa. Speaking at the meeting, the Minister of Foreign Affairs highlighted the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 on the continent as a whole and the importance of working together to reverse the negative impact of the disease. ''Our sincere congratulations to Cameroon, Congo, Kinshasa, Burundi, Morocco, Tunisia, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Gambia, Ghana and Senegal for the successful election to the Peace and Security Council of the African Union. Somalia wishes you well with this enormous responsibility at this critical time in Africa. The Minister of Foreign Affairs highlighted the significant achievements of the Federal Government of Somalia in the fight against terrorism, stabilization of the country, prevention of COVID-19 and the Somali Government's readiness to cooperate fully with its African brothers in addressing to deal with all the threats facing the Continent. During the meeting, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Abdisaid Muse Ali, held private talks with the Foreign Ministers of Algeria, Burundi, Botswana, Namibia and Madagascar. support for Somalia's upcoming African Union Peace and Security Council membership.