Somali authorities breaks silence on violence in Las Anod

Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Las Anod (AX) – The Somali authorities has referred to as on Northern Somalia to respect the needs of the Sool, Sanaag and Ayn communities and referred to as on SSC-Khatuma and Northern Somalia officers to without delay conclusion the combating in Las Anod city.

Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, Somalia’s superintendent, in a video launched on Villa Somalia’s Fb web page, mentioned that the federal authorities is equipped to attend and facilitate a peace convention to resolve the tense state of affairs in Las Anod city.

superintendent Mohamud referred to as on all stakeholders to without delay lay down their arms and attain a settlement as a result of dialogue.

“The conflict in Las Anod is a political issue, and a gun cannot solve a political problem for both sides. I call the parties to the table for a discussion,” superintendent Mohamud pronounced.

“The issue of Sool and Sanaag region is within the ‘unity’ fence, which we do not want to seek by force. We must respect the people’s wish,” the president pronounced.

Somalia’s delegate of {Interior|Inside|{[innei]?}|toward|internal|inland}, Federal Affairs and amity, Ahmed Moallim Fiq, mentioned at a press convention in Mogadishu that the federal government welcomes the choices and needs of the residents of the SSC.

“The government regrets the fighting that resulted in the loss of life in Las Anod and called on both sides to stop the fighting in Las Anod immediately.”

The federal government has referred to as on the non-governmental organizations to produce emergency support to folks displaced by the battle.

Puntland reiterated its condemnation of Northern Somalia’s army on Tuesday. In a press liberate from the office of a minister or clergyman of {Interior|Inside|{[innei]?}|toward|internal|inland}, Puntland pronounced Northern Somalia was responsible of indiscriminate assaults on civilians and blasted Northern Somalia authorities for labeling classic elders and locals as terrorists.

The declaration pronounced Puntland was not an lively combatant in the continuing hostilities in Las Anod. It pronounced the conflict was between Northern Somalia’s army and regional folks combating for self-determination.

Puntland pronounced it welcomes the selection taken by SSC leaders on Sunday to lower ties with the Northern Somalia authorities.

Not less than 34 folks have been killed in clashes between troopers and anti-government fighters in a disputed city in Somalia’s northern breakaway Northern Somalia sector on Monday.

Northern Somalia’s authorities pronounced on Twitter that gunmen attacked military bases and authorities workplaces in Las Anod early inside the morning. It accused unnamed “traditional leaders” of recruiting the attackers and pronounced its forces foiled the assault.

The clashes in Las Anod, the executive middle of the Sool sector, got here a day after a committee made up of regional leaders, non secular students and civil society communities declared that they have been not section of Northern Somalia’s administration.

Northern Somalia broke away from Somalia in 1991 however has but to accept widespread global recognition of its independence.

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept