CC: United Nations Arab League
Organisation of African Unity
Organisation of Islamic Conference
SCF Negates Ethiopia’s Interference in Somalia REF:
SCF 01012001: 22/01/2001
Circle Forum [SFS], a network of Somali intellectuals in the
Diaspora is honoured to address your Excellencies to draw
your attention "Ethiopia’s Involvement" is Somalia, which
complicates for the final settlement of Somalia’s stability
and the horn of Africa. We hereby express our grieve dissatisfaction
over the direct or indirect Ethiopia’s interference in the
current mayhem of Somalia affairs.
obvious political blunders of Ethiopians as they waged war
against all their neighbours. She had fought against Somalia
over the occupied land for the last two centuries. It has
fought against the newly born country namely Eritrea and her
militia wage border war against Kenya. Also her arming to
Sudanese opposition is immanent.
is currently occupying a number of Somali towns in deeper
area and torturing unarmed civilians. Ethiopia is also arming
warlords who have lust of power to confront with recently
elected civilian transitional government, which does not even
have offices to run their duties so as Somalia government
does not establish.
government attempts to tackle the challenges ahead to re-institute
the devastated infrastructure, to feed and develop her starving
people. As stated in your press release, we do need sympathetic
understanding and support for international community to enable
our newly established government to function. The government
has promised and it is ready to talk peacefully the opposing
parties however the opposing elements are not satisfied because
they either have no credentials among Somalis or they fear
from law and order.
are delighted to learn that UN has eventually recognized the
legitimate Somali national authority within the international
community. Further more, UN representative to Somalia H.E.
Mr. David Staven knows the best for the betterment to Somali
people and we recommend as Somali intellectuals to listen
his advise towards Somalis and Somalia.
remarks of Somalia does not need further reconciliation has
come time of need and we urge the international community
to work closely with the transitional government as it understand
the best. Also within this piece of press release, we would
like to welcome the peac
between the Somali government and Dr. Hussain Haji Bood and
also urge other opposing parties to narrow their differences
and give chance to peace. We would like to appeal to Hussain
Aidid, Musse Sudi and others to give chance to the newly elected
conflicts will only take lives and property and will not enrich
anyone. As claimed earlier, you have taken guns to fight against
in justice how about now are you holding them to rule.
is for one and the one should be accepted through compromises
not I want the seat by any means. Last but not least, your
Excellencies we further plea to assist the newly administration
who filled the gap of ten years of no governance.
we urge the new administration to build confidence through
harmonization and to exercise accountability to buy the trust
from the people