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AMISOM troops are crucial for maintaining security with their presence in the country reassuring for the Western-backed government.
MOGADISHU, Somalia - Galmudug leader, Ahmed Abdi Karie alias (Qoorqoor) has met with the Special Envoy of AU for Somalia and head of AMISOM, Ambassador Francisco Madeira in Mogadishu late on Friday night.
The two sides have discussed the current situations in the country and that of Galmudug in particular and highlighted the progress made in the fight against terrorists and security maintenance in the central Federal state.
AMISOM troops are crucial for maintaining security with their presence in the country reassuring for the Western-backed government. They are tasked to help the Somali National Amy stand the chance to launch counter-terrorism operations against Al-Shabaab.
Karie has been staying in the capital Mogadishu for 45 days before making a trip to his Galmudug to renew his absenteeism from the state and has never visited again since then.
In his election campaign, Hassan Sheikh promised Somalia at peace with itself and with the world. He convened consultative talks with the leaders of the five Federal States twice.