Minister of Defense and Communications Senator Hassan Hussein Haji (ZOOM) attended the 1037th Session of the African Union Security Council.
The Minister briefed the Council on the Security Situation in Somalia and the ongoing battle between the Somali government and AMISOM forces against Al-Shabaab.
The Minister also briefed the Council on the ongoing meetings in Mogadishu between experts from the Federal Government of Somalia and the African Union, which took place in August 2021, and prepared a report on the modalities for the AMISOM operation in 2022.
The Minister emphasized the importance of the Armed Forces taking responsibility for national security in support of AMISOM.
There are currently troops from some African countries in Somalia, who are helping the Somali government forces in the fight against Al-Shabaab.