Somali Government expels deputy AU envoy

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The Somali federal government has expelled the Deputy Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission for Somalia Simon Mulongo, according to a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, obtained by

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has written to the African Union Commission informing Simon Mulongo to leave the country within seven days, after being made a ‘persona non grata’.

The statement said: “The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Federal Republic of Somalia commends the African Union Commission and we are honored to inform the Commission that the following person has been designated a ‘persona non grata’ and has been instructed to leave Somalia within 7 days. ”

The statement added that Mulongo was “involved in activities that are inconsistent with AMISOM’s mandate and security strategy in Somalia.”

The Somali government has not disclosed the activities of Mulongo.


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