Last African peacekeeper to leave in December 2024

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he Government of Somalia announced the departure of the last African peacekeeper, Atemis, from Somalia in December 2024.

Somali National Security Adviser Hussein Muallem said in a statement today, Monday, according to the Somali News Agency, that according to the agreement, the last 30,000 soldiers will leave the country at the end of next year, stressing that the Somali government has prepared well for the departure of the African forces and taking over the security of the country.

He added that the second phase of the process of liberating the country from terrorists will start soon.

The National Security Adviser said that the talks to lift the arms embargo imposed on the country will end in November, and are going well.