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Sana’a Alliance To Demand Lifting Of ‎UN Arms Embargo On Somalia

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‎South African Independent Online ‎Examines Efforts To Address ‎HIV/AIDS In Somaliland‎

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Kenya: Auditor-General Exposes ‎Major Abuse Of Public Funds

Sana’a Alliance To Demand Lifting Of ‎UN Arms Embargo On Somalia‎

Ethiopian Ex-Fighters Demand Compensation‎

Militia Clash At Somali Government ‎Base Baidoa

Good Prospects In Africa-India Trade ‎Relations: Zenawi‎‎‎‎

Special Humanitarian Envoy Says Ethiopia ‎Has Lessons To Share With Its Neighbors

Special Humanitarian Envoy Attends ‎‎‘Historic’ Pastoralist Gathering In Ethiopia‎‎‎‎

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Sana’a, Yemen, May 5, 2006 – Foreign ministers of Sana’a alliance have agreed to put forward in the UN Security Council an agenda to lift the army embargo on Somalia to enable the government of Somalia to protect the security in the country and fight against armed groups.

The summit of Sana’a alliance attended by foreign ministers of Yemen, Sudan, Ethiopia and Somalia, has opened in Yemen’s capital of Sana’a. The main agenda on the talks was Somalia and Sudan crisis.

The ministers agreed on nomination of alliance’s general secretary whose office in Sana’a capital and operatives from the four member states will start working, with the general secretary would go on job in next June.

Yemeni foreign minister Dr. Abubakar Al-Qurabi said the ministers approved to bring the case in the Security Council to vote for lifting the embargo from Somalia, saying the issue was too important to Somali government to establish the security.

He stated the Sana’a member states is urging the international community, the EU and the donors to ease the reconstruction aid for Somalia, and asked Arab League and AU to fulfill their financial promises and peace keeping troops to Somalia to restore the peace and disarm the armed militias in the country.

Source: African News Dimension, South Africa


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