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IGAD = Ethiopia Urges Security Council to Lift Somalia Arms Embargo

IGAD has been acting as an Extension of Ethiopia’s Foreign Ministry

By Yonas Abiye,

The East African regional block, Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), called on the United Nation’s Security Council (UNSC) to lift the arms embargo that was imposed on Somalia in January 1992.

At a briefing held on Friday at the office of the Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the ambassadors of IGAD member states revealed that the block endorsed a resolution urging the international community to support the new Somalian government to ensure peace and security in the troubled nation.  Continue reading IGAD = Ethiopia Urges Security Council to Lift Somalia Arms Embargo