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Press Release: On the Al Shabaab Attack on the Somali Lamagalaay Military Base Camp in the City of Beledweyne on 3 October 2022

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  The Peace and Security Council PSC of the African Union AU at its 1110 meeting held on October 5 2022 was informed of the Al Shabaab attack on the Somali military base camp of Lamagalaay in the city of Beledweyne on October 3 2022 resulting in many casualties including the deaths of ATMIS and Somali soldiers The Council strongly condemned this heinous and cowardly attack by the Al Shabaab terrorist group and expressed its deepest condolences to the Government and people of the Republic of Djibouti as well as to the Government and people of the Federal Republic of Somalia in particular to the immediate family of those killed and wished a speedy recovery to all those who have been injured during the attack The Council took note of the introductory remarks by Hon Mr Ambassador Bankole Adeoye AU Commissioner for Political Affairs Peace and Security the statement by H E Mr Ambassador Abdi Mahmoud Eybe Permanent Representative of the Republic of Djibouti to the AU and the briefing by Ms Fiona Lortan Acting Special Representative of the Chairman of the AU Commission for Somalia and Acting Head of ATMIS The Council recalled previous AU decisions on the situation in Somalia and ATMIS activities in particular the Communiqu PSC MIN COMM 1094 2022 adopted by the Council at its 1094th ministerial meeting on 27 July 2022 The Council reaffirmed the AU s unwavering commitment to continue working with the Federal Government of Somalia to defeat the terrorist group Al Shabaab and restore peace and lasting security and stability in Somalia and the region as a whole In particular the Council expressed its support for the ongoing offensive operations in the Hiraan and Galmudug areas which have led to significant gains by the Somali security forces against Al Shabaab and called on all international partners to provide full support necessary for these efforts The Council paid tribute to all Troop and Police Contributing Countries T CCPs to ATMIS and commended them for their commitment to duty and encouraged them to persevere until Al Shabaab is completely eliminated The Council also reiterated the importance of preserving the gains made so far in Somalia as well as the current momentum in the fight against Al Shabaab by continually improving ATMIS s capacity including by equipping the Mission with all human material technical and necessary financials resources including enablers and force multipliers The Council requested the AU Commission to submit a full report on the situation in Somalia and ATMIS operations as soon as possible The Council agreed to remain actively seized of the matter
Press Release: On the Al Shabaab Attack on the Somali Lamagalaay Military Base Camp in the City of Beledweyne on 3 October 2022

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The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) at its 1110 meeting held on October 5, 2022, was informed of the Al Shabaab attack on the Somali military base camp of Lamagalaay, in the city of Beledweyne , on October 3, 2022.

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resulting in many casualties, including the deaths of ATMIS and Somali soldiers.

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The Council strongly condemned this heinous and cowardly attack by the Al Shabaab terrorist group and expressed its deepest condolences to the Government and people of the Republic of Djibouti, as well as to the Government and people of the Federal Republic of Somalia, in particular to the immediate family of those killed, and wished a speedy recovery to all those who have been injured during the attack.

The Council took note of the introductory remarks by Hon. Mr. Ambassador Bankole Adeoye, AU Commissioner for Political Affairs, Peace and Security, the statement by H.E. Mr. Ambassador Abdi Mahmoud Eybe, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Djibouti to the AU, and the briefing by Ms. Fiona Lortan, Acting Special Representative of the Chairman of the AU Commission for Somalia and Acting Head of ATMIS.

The Council recalled previous AU decisions on the situation in Somalia and ATMIS activities, in particular the Communiqué [PSC/MIN/COMM.1094 (2022)] adopted by the Council at its 1094th ministerial meeting on 27 July 2022.

The Council reaffirmed the AU’s unwavering commitment to continue working with the Federal Government of Somalia to defeat the terrorist group Al Shabaab and restore peace and lasting security and stability in Somalia and the region as a whole.

In particular, the Council expressed its support for the ongoing offensive operations in the Hiraan and Galmudug areas, which have led to significant gains by the Somali security forces against Al Shabaab, and called on all international partners to provide full support necessary for these efforts.

The Council paid tribute to all Troop and Police Contributing Countries (T/CCPs) to ATMIS and commended them for their commitment to duty and encouraged them to persevere until Al Shabaab is completely eliminated.

The Council also reiterated the importance of preserving the gains made so far in Somalia, as well as the current momentum in the fight against Al Shabaab, by continually improving ATMIS’s capacity, including by equipping the Mission with all human, material, technical and necessary financials.

resources, including enablers and force multipliers.

The Council requested the AU Commission to submit a full report on the situation in Somalia and ATMIS operations as soon as possible.

The Council agreed to remain actively seized of the matter.

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