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Somalia - Resignation Of Ali Mohamed Gedi


Press Statement
Sean McCormack, Spokesman
Washington, DC
October 29, 2007

Somalia - Resignation of Ali Mohamed Gedi

We understand that the decision of Ali Mohamed Gedi to resign as Prime Minister of the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) was made in the spirit of continued dialogue and national reconciliation among all Somali stakeholders.

We call on the Transitional Federal Government to use this opportunity to engage with key Somali stakeholders, particularly those in Mogadishu, in a consultative process leading to the appointment of a new Prime Minister.

We urge all Somali stakeholders to renew their efforts towards political dialogue and to remain focused on resuming the process outlined by the Transitional Federal Charter.

Successful dialogue and reconciliation is critical to ensuring free and fair elections in 2009 and establishing lasting peace and stability in Somalia.

2007/941

Released on October 29, 2007

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