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6.
Welcomes the continued stability in the region of Somaliland
and encourages the Chairperson of the Commission to continue to
engage the authorities of that region, with a view to securing their
support to the ongoing efforts to promote reconciliation in Somalia
and restore the unity of the country;
7.
Welcomes the efforts of the UN agencies and other
international organizations, including the African Union InterAfrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU/IBAR), and NGOs, in
providing assistance to the Somalis, amid the prevailing conditions
of insecurity.
B.

ON THE SITUATION IN THE COMOROS

The Peace and Security Council:
1.
Expresses satisfaction at the smooth organization of the
elections of the Parliaments of the Islands and of the Union in
March and April 2004;

Commends the Comorian parties for the spirit of cooperation
they have demonstrated in the implementation of the Agreement of
20 December 2003 on the Transitional Arrangements in the
Comoros;
2.

Congratulates the AU Military Observer Mission in the
Comoros (MIOC) for the quality of its work and encourages the
Mission to pursue the efforts made within the framework of the
execution of its mandate. Council thanks the countries that have
provided military observers;
3.

Expresses its gratitude to South Africa, which coordinates
the regional efforts on the Comoros, and to the other countries of
the Region and the Troika, for their commitment and their
contribution to the reconciliation process in the Comoros;
4.

Further expresses its gratitude to the partners of the AU,
particularly the Francophonie, the League of Arab States, the
European Union, France and the Indian Ocean Commission, as
well as to Germany, for the support they have given to the

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