Somali President arrives in Addis Ababa for IGAD summit

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo arrived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, attend the 33rd Ordinary Session of the Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD).

The plane carrying the President and his entourage departed Adan Adde International Airport on Wednesday morning and left for Addis Ababa for the heads of state summit.

The leaders of IGAD member states are expected to hold the 33rd extraordinary summit in Addis Ababa today to discuss South Sudan peace deal, Eritrea’s rejoining of the trade bloc.

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who is the current chairperson of the IGAD, will chair the meeting, according to the sources in Addis Ababa.

Eritrea will rejoin the IGAD and South Sudanese parties are expected to sign the last revitalized peace agreement.



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