Nairobi ‐August 16th, 2012; The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission for Somalia, Ambassador Boubacar Diarra, has reiterated AMISOM’s efforts to mainstream the protection of the civilian population in its area of operations and strengthen coordination with the TFG and other allied forces.
“AMISOM takes its responsibility for the safety of the people of Somalia very seriously and fully understands its obligations to conduct operations without causing undue risk to the local population,” Ambassador Diarra said, adding that it was only with the support of the Somali people that AMISOM had been able to achieve success in the capital, Mogadishu, and elsewhere. Read the full story
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