GOOBJOOG NEWS | MOGADISHU: President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has expressed gratitude for the support by the international community that led to the decision by the United Nations Security Council to lift the arms embargo on Somalia, which had been in place for over 32 years.
The president said the decision was a major milestone for Somalia as it continues its offensive against the Al-shabaab militants with the aim of restoring peace and stability in Somalia, which has faced decades of war.
“This victory is a testament to the collective efforts of the Somali people and the international community,” President Mohamud declared. “We are deeply grateful to all the governments that stood by us during this challenging journey. Their unwavering support has been instrumental in bringing us closer to achieving lasting peace and stability in Somalia.”
President Mohamud also paid tribute to the dedicated leaders and organizations within the Somali government who played a crucial role in securing this landmark achievement.
He reaffirmed the government’s commitment to ensuring the responsible use of arms and their exclusive application for the liberation of the country and the defense of the nation.
The lifting of the arms embargo signifies a new chapter for Somalia, paving the way for a stronger defense system and a more secure future.
As the country embarks on this new era, President Mohamud’s words of gratitude and commitment resonate with hope and optimism for a peaceful and prosperous Somalia.