Mogadishu(Mogadishu24)-Officials from the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) and the United Nations on Sunday met in Mogadishu to discuss the critical next steps in Somalia’s security transition.

The meeting between Ambassador Souef Mohamed Elamine, head of ATMIS, and Mr. Raisedon Zenenga, the Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia, centered on the execution of ATMIS’s Phase 3 drawdown and the handover of security responsibilities to Somali forces.

They explored strategies for ensuring a stable and secure Somalia post-ATMIS, emphasizing the importance of collaboration with the Federal Government and international partners.

As ATMIS prepares for Phase 3 of the drawdown, the focus remains on strengthening Somali forces and ensuring a coordinated approach to security and governance reforms, critical for Somalia’s path to recovery and sustainable development according to the officials.

This dialogue marks a significant move towards Somalia’s self-reliance in security, highlighting the continued international commitment to its peace and stability.

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