Somalia and Chad agreed to work on the reform of African Union (AU) following a meeting between Somali foreign minister Abdsaid Muse Ali and Chadian counterpart, Chérif Mohamat Zene in addis Ababa town.
In a statement, Somali foreign ministry said the ministers discussed the changing political dynamcs and other issues related to peace and security in Africa.
“Great to have had a bilateral meeting with H.E @Cherif_MZ, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Chad in Addis Ababa. We exchanged views on reform at the African Union, and on strengthening multilateral coordination,” a twitter post by Somali foreign ministry reads in part.
Minister Ali arrived in Addis Ababa on Monday to take part in the 40th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African Union which is expected to begin in February 2.
During the meeting, the executive council is expected to elect 15 members of the AU Peace and Security Council (PSC), a female Vice-President of the Pan African University (PAU) as well as a Female Member of the African Union Board on Combatting Corruption.
The Executive Council will be followed by the 35th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union on 05 – 06 February 2022.