UN Documents for Somalia: Security Council Press Statements

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28 February 2020 SC/14133 This press statement reiterated the Council's support for Somalia to hold elections in late 2020 or 2021, as planned. It welcomed the enactment of the Electoral Law but noted that essential issues need resolving.
29 December 2019 SC/14067 Security Council members issued this press statement to condemn the deadly terrorist attack of 28 December 2019 at the Ex-control Afgoye Junction in Mogadishu.
25 November 2019 SC/14034 In this press statement Council members focused on efforts needed to have free, fair, and inclusive elections in Somalia.
15 July 2019 SC/13883 This press statement condemned the terrorist attack in Kismayo on 12 July 2019.
1 March 2019 SC/13729 Council members issued a press statement condemning the terrorist attacks of 28 February along the Mukkah Almukaramah road in Mogadishu.
16 January 2019 SC/13666 Council members condemned a terrorist attack in Nairobi which occurred the previous day and paid tribute to Kenya’s role in the fight against terrorism, particularly its role in AMISOM, fighting against Al-Shabaab.
5 January 2019 SC/13657 Council members issued a statement regarding the decision of the Federal Government of Somalia to declare the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia, Nicholas Haysom, persona non grata.
10 November 2018 SC/13572 This was a Council press statement condemning a terrorist attack in Mogadishu on 9 November resulting in several civilian casualties.
20 September 2018 SC/13516 Council members issued a press statement welcoming the Agreement on Peace, Friendship and Comprehensive Cooperation signed by Eritrea and Ethiopia on 16 September.
4 April 2018 SC/13277 This was a statement condemning in the strongest terms the 1 April attack perpetrated by Al-Shabaab in Lower Shabelle, in which a number of AMISOM soldiers were killed and injured.
25 February 2018 SC/13223 Council members condemned two terrorist attacks of 23 February in Mogadishu.
25 January 2018 SC/13181 This was a press statement welcoming Somalia's political commitment to security sector, economic and political reforms and the progress made to date,and in which the members of the Security Council agreed that all parties should make 2018 a year of implementation.
6 December 2017 SC/13104 This statement welcomed the successful conclusion of the Somalia Security Conference and the inaugural Somalia Partnership Forum in Mogadishu on 4 and 5 December 2017.
15 October 2017 SC/13029 This was a press statement condemning in the strongest terms the 14 October terrorist attack in Mogadishu.
3 August 2017 SC/12944 This statement condemned the terrorist attack of 30 July 2017 perpetrated by Al-Shabaab against the Ugandan contingent of AMISOM in Garyowein, Lower Shabelle.