Secretary-General Welcomes Appointment of African Union High Representative for Somalia

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General welcomes the appointment of John Dramani Mahama of Ghana as African Union High Representative for Somalia and expresses the full support of the United Nations for this African Union initiative.

He calls on all actors to engage with the African Union High Representative and resume talks towards the implementation of the 17 September 2020 Electoral Agreement for the holding of timely and inclusive elections.

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