UN Secretary-General welcomes meeting between Federal Government and Federal Member State Leaders

22 Jun 2020

UN Secretary-General welcomes meeting between Federal Government and Federal Member State Leaders

New York – Briefing the media at UN Headquarters on Monday, the UN Secretary-General's Spokesperson, Stephane Dujarric, made the following comments:

"On Somalia, the Secretary-General welcomes today’s virtual meeting in the country between President Mohamed Abdullahi ‘Farmajo’ and the Federal Member States’ leaders as an important step towards the resumption of dialogue and collaboration. 

"He calls on all stakeholders to continue to engage in dialogue to advance national priorities, which require political consensus and broad support.

"The Secretary-General further urges the federal and state leaders to come together to jointly address the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic."

 

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