The 31st African Union summit
ended in Nouakchott, Mauritania on Monday with advisory decisions on
Libya, Somalia and South Sudan.
Twenty two (22) African heads of states, four prime ministers and two foreign ministers attended the two-day summit.
In a statement, the African Union’s Peace and Security Council said
international actors should resume their efforts to implement a UN plan
which aims to secure stability, territorial integrity and security in
The statement emphasized the humanitarian conditions in South Sudan and said the parties should fulfil their obligations.
On Somalia, it said the AU supports activities of its federal
government in the transition period, while tasking the UN to finance the
AU’s mission in Somalia.
Chairperson of the AU and Rwandan President Paul Kagame said the
African Continental Free Trade Area agreement was among issues that
topped the summit’s agenda.
Kagame said five more countries signed the agreement.