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U.N. Mandate Extension Pushed By President Of Uganda

June 03 2011


President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda says the transitional government in Somalia needs another year to consolidate what gains it has made against militants, reports BBC News.

The current mandate for the United Nations-backed mission is due to expire on August 20 and the U.N. has been pressing for quick elections in Somalia.

If the U.N. mandate is not renewed, Uganda will withdraw its peacekeeping troops with the African Union mission in Somalia (AMISOM), said Museveni at a...

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