COMMUNIQUÉ OF THE 28th EXTRA-ORDINARY SESSION OF THE IGAD HEADS OF STATE ON SOMALIA

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DRAFT COMMUNIQUÉ OF THE 28th EXTRA-ORDINARY SESSION OF THE IGAD ASSEMBLY OF HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT ON SOMALIA

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA, 13TH SEPTEMBER 2016

The IGAD Assembly of Heads of State and Government held its 28th ExtraOrdinary Summit on 13th September 2016 in Mogadishu, Somalia, under the Chairmanship of H.E. Hailemariam Desalegn, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and Chairperson of the IGAD Assembly.
The Summit was attended by H.E. Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya; H.E. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, President of the Federal Republic of Somalia; H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda; H.E. Mahamoud Ali Youssouf, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Djibouti; H.E. Mohamed Yousif Abdelmannan, Ambassador of the Republic of Sudan to Somalia; and H.E. Mahboub Mohamed Maalim, Executive Secretary of IGAD.

The Summit was also attended by the representatives of the United Nations (UN), the African Union Commission, the League of Arab States and the European Union. It was briefed by H.E. Mohamed A. Affey, IGAD Special Envoy to Somalia. After holding extensive discussions on the developments in Somalia, the Summit issued the following communiqué.

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