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  • [SW Country] ( PL - Bosaso) PRESS RELEASE ON PUNTLAND  PEACE AND INTERNAL RECONCILIATION  :Posted on 8 May 2003

 DAWLADDA  PUNTLAND                         PUNTLAND STATE

EE SOOMAALIYA                                                                        OF SOMALIA

Xafiiska Madaxtooyada                                                             Office of the President

 May 6, 2003

 PRESS RELEASE ON PUNTLAND  PEACE AND INTERNAL RECONCILIATION

 The Office of the President of the State Government of Puntland informs the world community that a major political development on conflict resolution, peace and internal reconciliation has been taking place in Puntland State of Somalia during the past three months following the Presidential Amnesty extended to those rebels caught in armed conflict.

 The State’s efforts on accommodating the opposition and its call for dialogue to resolve any existing potential tension or violence peacefully, had culminated in welcoming back Puntland rebels led by General Ade Muse yesterday, May 5, 2003, to Bosaso in a colorful popular and State receptions.

 Rebel forces are now housed in one of Bosaso’s garrisons HQs, pending to their eventual re-integration into State’s regular Police and Security forces. 

Meanwhile, conclusive talks have begun this morning to continue for the next two to three days.

 Details and the final outcome of these talks will be communicated to the international community as well as to the entire Somali nation. Please stay tuned.

 Ismail H.Warsame

Chef de Cabinet



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