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Museveni Contemplating Recalling Ugandan Forces From Somalia

President Yoweri Museveni is on the verge of making another 'wise' decision after he revealed that he is contemplating recalling all Ugandan forces from the Horn of Africa.

Uganda People's Defence Force is among the many forces working under AMISOM in Somalia as they try to restore peace and silence Al-Shabaab and other militants groups such as ISIS.

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) is another military in Somalia operating in the Jubaland under AMISOM.

President Museveni has revealed that he is considering recalling Ugandan forces because of the ongoing political unrest in Somalia.

Speaking to France24 TV on Thursday, Museveni said the fallout being experienced among Somalia leaders is a ''political AIDS".

In the past few days, Somalia's President and Prime Minister have been flexing their political muscles by trying to plant their preferred names in the security dockets.

For instance, on Wednesday, the PM appointed a new Minister of Internal Security, but a few hours later, his appointment was revoked by the President who termed it unconstitutional.

President Museveni now says he is considering recalling Ugandan forces from Somalia

"The issue of Somalia is where the internal forces do not come up to shoulder their responsibilities

"If they did, the situation would have been solved long ago

"We can not have grafted situations. We must have organically developed situations," said Museveni in reference to the continuous propping up of the government in Somalia.

Should President Uhuru Kenyatta also think of the same? Withdrawing our soldiers?

If President Museveni goes ahead and recalls the army from Somalia, it is most likely Al-Shabaab will increase their attacks, targeting other foreign forces, which could put other forces at risk

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