AMISOM Acting Force Commander and Somalia Military Chief hold security meeting in Mogadishu
AMISOM News, 06 Jan 2016
Somalia Chief of Defence Forces, Major General Mohamed Aden, and AMISOM Acting Force Commander, Major General Mohammedesha Zeyinu, yesterday held a security meeting at the Ministry of defence headquarters in Mogadishu.
The closed door meeting focused on the state of security in the country and how to achieve effective coordination in the fight against the militant group, Al Shabaab, in the new year.
The two military chiefs acknowledged that better coordination between AMISOM and Somali National Army will be paramount in recording success in military operations planned for this year.
“This meeting discussed ways of working together mainly in the area of planning and coordination between AMISOM and SNA in the new year. We also discussed the state of security and we are hoping 2016 operations will go on as per our discussions” said Maj. General Mohamed Aden Ahmed
AMISOM Acting Force Commander, Maj. Gen. Mohammedesha Zeyinu, described the meeting as fruitful and expressed confidence that the two forces will succeed in defeating Al Shabaab and restore peace and security in the country.