May 16, 2022

Somalia expels AMISOM deputy head Simon Mulongo

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Somalia has expelled the Deputy Special Representative of the African Union Commission Simon Mulongo from the country.
The Federal Republic of Somalia through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mulongo seven days to leave the lawless country.
“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Federal Republic of Somalia presents its compliments to the African Union Commission (AUC) and has the honour to inform the commission, the individual listed below is designated ‘persona non grata,” the government said in a statement dated November 4, 2021, addressed to the African Union Commission.
Somalia said that Mulongo has been engaging in activities in-compatible with Amisom’s mandate and Somalia’s security strategy.
The government added that it avails itself to renew to the AUC the assurance of its highest consideration.


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