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Remarks by James P. McAnulty U.S. Special Representative for Somalia Graduation Ceremony for ACOTA – AMISOM Force Headquarters Training Course o

Humanitarian Peace Support School Commandant Colonel Gitonga Africa Contingency Operations Training and Assistance (ACOTA) Program Representative Colonel Don Zimmer Instructors, and Most importantly, Graduates All other protocols duly observed. Good morning. Thank you once again for inviting me to speak with you this morning.  I am pleased and honored to participate in this important graduation ...
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U.S. Special Representative Condemns Attack on Central Hotel in Mogadishu

U.S. Special Representative for Somalia James P. McAnulty condemns in the strongest terms the barbaric attack today on Central Hotel in Mogadishu. He extends his heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of those injured or killed, and he expresses hope for a speedy and complete recovery of the wounded. The United States conveys its ...
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United States Welcomes the Confirmation of the New Council of Ministers

U.S. Special Representative for Somalia (SRS) James P. McAnulty welcomes the February 9 confirmation of the new Somali Council of Ministers (Cabinet) by the Federal Parliament of Somalia. “The United States of America applauds the efforts of all stakeholders to find compromise to end the political impasse and form a new government.  I urge all ...
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United States Welcomes the Announcement of the Nomination of a New Council of Ministers

U.S. Special Representative for Somalia (SRS) James P. McAnulty welcomes the January 28 announcement of the nomination of a new Council of Ministers (Cabinet). The United States commends the efforts of those who worked constructively to resolve the lengthy impasse in nominating Cabinet members, and now urges all stakeholders to expedite the process of forming ...
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Federal Government of Somalia Advances Its Commitment to Protecting and Preventing Use of Child Soldiers

Somali Minister of National Security Abdikarim Hussein Guled and Minister of Defense Mohamed Sheikh Hassan Hamud signed the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the Reception and Handover of Children Separated from Armed Groups at a ceremony in Mogadishu on February 13, reaffirming the Federal Government of Somalia’s (FGS) commitment to protecting and preventing the use ...
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