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EU Ambassador Commends Uganda’s Peace Efforts in the Region

The European Union Ambassador to Uganda, His Excellency Jan Sadek has lauded Uganda’s commitment towards peace, security and stability in the region during a meeting with the Minister of Defence and Veteran Affairs, Hon. Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja.

Mr. Sadek had led a European Union delegation in Uganda as they met with Hon. Ssempijja and the Chief of Defence Forces, General Wilson Mbadi at the Ministry of Defence Headquarters, Mbuya where they discussed the engagements of the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces in the region.

Hon. Ssempijja said that the Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs and the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces are grateful for the support extended by the European Union.

Hon. Ssempijja (2nd R) having a chat with H.E Jan Sadek (2nd L), H.E Xavier Sticker (L) and Guillaume Chartrain (R)

The Minister told the European Union Delegation that the security of Uganda is calm as the country continues to contain traditional and non-traditional threats to the stability of the country.

H.E Sadek on behalf of the delegation extended condolences to Uganda following the attack on the Forward Operating Base in Somalia on 26th May, 2023.

General Mbadi reiterated UPDF’s commitment towards ensuring peace, security and stability in the region. “We can’t be an enclave of peace when we are surrounded by a sea of insecurity,” said Gen Mbadi.

General Wilson Mbadi having a chat with the Italian Ambassador to Uganda, H.E Massimiliano Mazzanti

The meeting was attended by Italy’s Ambassador Massimiliano Mazzanti, Ireland’s Ambassador Kevin Colgan, Germany’s Ambassador Matthias Schauer, France’s Ambassador Xavier Sticker, Deputy EU Head of Delegation, Guillaume Chartrain, Representatives from Belgium and Denmark, the Military Assistant to the CDF, Brig Gen Irumba Tingira among others.

Hon. Ssempijja (C) with members of the EU delegation, Gen WM Mbadi in a group photo at the Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs Headquarters in Mbuya

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