(Mogadishu, Somalia, Saturday June 11, 20111) In an extraordinary Council of Ministers meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, the Somali Cabinet discussed on the death of the Minister of Interior and National Security, demonstrations inside and outside of Somalia and the Kampala Accord.
The Council expressed profound grief over the assassination of the Minister of Interior and National Security, Abdishakur Sheikh Hasan Farah, whose life was taken in a suicide terrorist
act perpetrated by the anti-peace Alshabab fanatics. The Cabinet conveyed its sincere condolences to the Somali people, the family and relatives of the Minister.
The Council of Ministers welcomed the expression of strong support of the Somali people inside and outside of the country towards Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed and his Cabinet; this has been a show of encompassing and selfless solidarity rarely manifested in
Finally, Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed briefed the Council on the Kampala
Accord, and the discussions that ensued. To that end, the Council made the following decisions:
1. That the Kampala Accord requires the deliberation of the Parliament and the compliance with the Charter and the laws o the land.
2. Resignation of the Prime Minister and his government and the implementation of the other provisions of the Accord could only be implemented with the assent Parliament.
The Cabinet shall abide by the judgment of the Parliament.
3. The Council of Ministers is still convinced that it’s in the national interest of Somalia to postpone the elections of the leaders of the national institutions in one year in order for the Cabinet to complete the transitional tasks. The Council is ready to serve the Somali people and work closely with the national institutions.