US embassy delegation meets with Northern Somalia officers on Las Anod violence and elections.

Hargeisa (AX) – A delegation from the us Embassy in Mogadishu, led by Chargé d’Affaires Tim Trenkle, arrived in Hargeisa on Thursday to fulfill with Northern Somalia authorities officers, civil society representatives, and youth leaders.

Northern Somalia President Muse Bihi Abdi obtained the delegation, and conferences had been held to talk about safety, prosperity, and democracy inside the area.

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The Chargé d’Affaires reiterated the United States and worldwide neighborhood’s demand a direct, unconditional ceasefire in Las Anod and condemned the tragic lack of life and violence.

The delegation additionally mentioned efforts towards a consensus-based electoral procedure and the well timed conduct of elections.

They additionally met with dissimilar political, civil society, and youth leaders to talk about shared priorities, together with democratic participation and inclusion.

Members of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Network and alumni of the YALI Regional Leadership Center shared how the initiative contributes to youth and neighborhood growth in Northern Somalia.

On Wednesday, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) reported that clashes between safety forces and clan leaders in Las Anod, in northern Somalia, have left 150 humans lifeless and over 600 others wounded since February 6.

Jurg Eglin, head of the ICRC delegation for Somalia, referred to as for speedy and unimpeded humanitarian entry to victims of violence which commenced on February 6.

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