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COMMUNIQUE OF THE SUMMIT OF THE TROOP CONTRIBUTING COUNTRIES (TCCS) TO THE AFRICAN UNION MISSION IN SOMALIA (AMISOM)

Friday, 2nd March 2018
H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni (middle in white shirt and white hat), takes a group photo with Heads of State and Government of Troop Contributing Countries (TCCs) to the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and Representatives of International Partners

The Summit of Heads of State and Government of Troop Contributing Countries (TCCs) to the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) was held on 2nd  March 2018 in Kampala under the Chairmanship of H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda. 

This Summit was convened in the wake of the challenges AMISOM was facing, characterized by a mismatch between the mission ideals and resources. It also followed the adoption of the UN Security Council Resolution 2372 (2017), whose main thrust was the phased reduction and draw-down of AMISOM troops; and the gradual handover of security responsibilities to the Somali security forces.

The Summit reviewed the conclusions of the September 2017 New York Summit of TCCs and deliberated on the progress made.

The Summit was attended by Excellency, President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Excellency, Mr Gaston Sindimwo, the First Vice President of Burundi, Ambassador Raychelle Omamo, Cabinet Secretary of Defense of the Republic of Kenya, Hon Ali Hassan Bahdon, Minister of National Defence of Djibouti and H.E. Tolesa Shagi Moti, Ambassador of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to Uganda. 

The Summit was also attended by H.E Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E Mahboub Maalim, Executive Secretary of IGAD.

The AMISOM Troop Contributing Countries also held a meeting with Representatives of International Partners from; Algeria, China, France Germany, Italy, Japan, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Korea, Sweden, Turkey, UAE, UK, and USA; the United Nations and the European Union. 

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