March 24, 2012 ·27 Comments
HARGEISA(SomalilandPress)–A high level delegation from Somaliland has left the country on their way to Ethiopia to hold talks on how to find a peaceful solution to the recent skirmishes in Gashamo which saw clashes between Ethiopians of Somaliland origins and the Liyu police of Ethiopia’s fifth province. The Somaliland delegation will meet with the president of the Somali region of Ethiopia who is based in jigjiga and discuss possible ways of find means of ending the ongoing feud.
The delegation was headed by the chairman Muhumed Aw Ahmed and prominent statesman Haji Abdikarim Hussein Yusuf (Abdi Warabe) and members of Somaliland’s House of Elders. Their mission is to discuss ways to resolve the ongoing skirmishes which has resulted in unnecessary deaths and injuries from both sides in Gashamo district.
The Somaliland delegation will meet with the President Abdi Mohamed Omar in the provincial capital Jigjiga in an effort to resolve the ongoing skirmishes, and how to promote peaceful co exesitance . the feud was instigated when a man tired to step in and prevent a the gang raping of a woman inside her own shop by officers belonging to the infamous new police which resulted to his death the ensuing battle scores of people lost there lives and dozens injured, while unknown value of was property was lost. Most people are spectacle about this talks but still it’s a prelude to finding a lasting peace which have elude the region for quite sometimes now.
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