The African Union Welcomes FGS-FMS meeting in Dhusamareb

 The African Union Commission notes and welcomes the meeting between Somalia’s Federal Government (FGS) and Federal Members State (FMS) leaders in Dhusamareeb and is encouraged by the leaders’commitment to establishing a technical committee to discuss the modalities for the 2020 elections.

The African Union Commission underscores that this process should herald a broad consensus in Somalia on the way forward as part of charting a common vision among Somalia’s leaders. Additionally, the African Union Commission looks forward to the successful conclusion of this process that should offer a workable solution that widens to the greatest extent possible the number of voters.

The African Union Commission underlines that the deliberations should end in a timely manner as required by the Constitution.