Sheik Hassan Dahir Aweys, leader of the Islamic courts in Somalia, says the deal will not bring peace.
The Somali government and the opposition Alliance for the Re-Liberation of Somalia agreed late Monday to end months of violence and set a timetable for the withdrawal of Ethiopian troops called into back up Somalia's fragile government.
The deal was an important step toward peace, but it remains to if hard-line members of the opposition -- who have denounced those who took part in the U.N.-led talks in Djibouti -- will respect the accord.
"The so-called deal is rubbish and inconsequential," Sheik Hassan Dahir Aweys, who is on U.S. and U.N. lists of terrorism suspects, told The Associated Press. "It will not in any way result in peace." .. more http://www.cnn.com/2008/WORLD/africa/06/10/somalia.deal.ap/index.html