Brig Gen Gureme commended the Commander of the Marines Brigade for his support and continued follow-up towards accomplishing the mission.
The EACRF Uganda Contingent Commander echoed to the members that UPDF is a pro-people army and a neutral force.
“We are going to mobilize Ugandans, to demonstrate protesting against awarding a Russian Company a contract, which portrays us as supporters and financiers of Russian war in Ukraine to a contrary.”
“This unfortunate incident should be used to remind all those concerned, that operations in Somalia,” says Museveni.
The Ministerial Session was attended by the Chiefs of Defence/Staff of Troop contributing countries and delegates from Burundi, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Ambassadors and representatives from the African Union, United Nations Support Office in Somalia, among others.
Joint Security Forces also made arrests of over 100 suspects who were subjected to further investigations, out of whom at least 62 originating from different districts have been prosecuted by Division Court Martial based at Moroto army barracks.
The meeting has attracted delegates from countries like Burundi, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Ambassadors and representatives from the African Union, United Nations Support Office in Somalia and IGAD.