Somalilandsun:The president of Somaliland H.E Musa Bihi Abdi has met with a large
delegation from the UN and IGAD organizations. The UN delegation was led by
the deputy ambassador to Somaliland and Somalia H.E Raisedon Zenenge and
IGAD envoy to Somaliland and Somalia H.E Mohammed Ali Guyo.
The president was flanked by the speaker of parliament Hon.Bashe Mohammed
Farah, deputy speaker of the House of Elders Hon.Saeed Jama Ali and the
foreign minister Mr.Sa’ad Ali Shire. According to reliable news reaching
Somaliland News Agency (Solnanews.com) confirmed that the agenda of the
talks concern the Tukaraq war, whereby Somaliland is at logger head with
Puntland administered region of Somalia which has violated Somaliland
sovereignty by entering 70 kilometers inside the country border.
The minister of foreign affairs and international cooperation Mr.Sa’ad Ali
Shire who talked to the press after the meeting revealed that the
discussion concerned the cooperation between Somaliland and the UN plus
IGAD. They also talked about securing the peace of Tukaraq hamlet which has
seen the brunt of Somalia government sponsored Puntland militia wrecking
havoc by attacking the peace loving Somaliland army.
“The president and the delegation talked about the cessation of hostilities
between the warring factions and the release Puntland’s of prisoners of war
captured by Somaliland army and opening a humanitarian corridor for aid to
trickle to the affected households.