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President Yoweri Museveni and the new United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres have engaged in a series of discussions ranging from the security situation in Somalia to South Sudan to Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo and pledged to strengthen efforts to develop sustainable peace and development in the region.

The two leaders who were meeting at the sidelines of the 28thOrdinary Summit of the AU in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia agreed on the need for the building of a national political ideology and national army in Somalia, and a need for the leaders in South Sudan to embrace democracy and fight sectarianism for the sake of peace in the newest nation and the importance of dialogue for all stakeholders in Burundi.

He pledged to push for reforms at the United Nations as more countries rally to see a more reformed world body.

Uganda used its presidency of the UN General Assembly at the 69th session to push the African agenda on the reform of the United Nations.

Guterres hailed President Museveni’s influence and role in ensuring peace and security in the region and for his efforts as mediator in the Burundi conflict to ensure dialogue by all stakeholders.

Source: Uganda, Un To Host Solidarity Conference On Refugees

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