According to Kenyan President William Ruto, the fight against terrorism in the Horn of Africa requires teamwork. The Kenyan President was speaking at the Somalia-Frontline States Summit in Mogadishu. The event had been organized by President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud of Somalia 🇸🇴 to strategize on how best to curb the threat posed by Al Shabaab extremists.
Ruto stated that in order to confront terrorism and related crime, the area must have a unified policy. He argued that through working together, leaders had the ability to restore stable civilizations and ensure the welfare of the populace.
“We must dismantle terror networks and financial support infrastructure; this must be complemented by countering radicalization and the propagation of extremism,” he stated.
The President discussed regional efforts to stabilize Somalia and eradicate terrorism on Wednesday in Mogadishu at the Somalia Frontline States Summit.
He called on the people of Somalia to fearlessly rise up and take back their nation from the terrorist organization Al-Shabaab. President Ruto specifically referred to local populations’ participation in fighting al Shabaab militants as “extremely brave and remarkable.”
“We congratulate President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on this radical strategic turnaround and the success that is now evident in many parts of Somalia,” Ruto remarked.
President Ruto stated that in order to maintain the progress made by Somalia, it is important to firmly commit to improving our whole capacity to act successfully. The combined mobilization of law enforcement, intelligence, and financial resources may be strengthened to accomplish this.
Among the other officials there were Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, President Ismail Omar Guelleh of Djibouti.