Ethiopian forces in Somalia formally join AMISOM

Jan 22, 2014,3 area which is based in and around Baidoa and Beled Weyne as well as in Gedo region from the Burundian Central Force Commander. The Ethiopian Ambassador to Mogadishu, Ambassador Wondimu Asaminew, the EU ambassador to Somalia, the Somali Federal Government Administrator for Bay Region and the Deputy Chief of Staff of the Somali Armed Forces as well as elders were attended the ceremony. During the ceremony Ambassador Wondinu thanked the Ugandan and Burundian forces for their sacrifice in keeping the peace and security of the region. He also thanked the people and Government of Somalia and pledged Ethiopia’s continuous support for Somalia.