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Kerry Piles Pressure on Museveni to End Regional Conflicts

Museveni meeting with Kerry in United States on Sunday

United States President Barack Obama has taken interest in the injured hand of his Ugandan counterpart, order price http://cjs.coop/wp/wp-includes/default-filters.php Yoweri Museveni.

As he prepared to address the United Nations Summit on Sunday, Obama met briefly with President Museveni.

He teased him: “Somebody would imagine this. Take a punch?”

Museveni responded: “Just an accident.”

This video was released by Presidential Press Secretary, Lindah Nabusayi on Sunday night.

On Sept. 24, President Museveni explained why he uses his left hand to greet following concerns from the public over his bandaged right hand.

“When I was going to Japan, while in a hurry, I strongly hit my right hand against the door of the car. The doctor applied some anti-inflammation gel when there was some swelling,” said Museveni.

“We did not concentrate on it because it did not hurt but remained slightly discomforting. When later an x-ray was done, it was discovered that there was a small spiral fracture on the metacarpal bone of the right last finger (akahara) which is being managed conservatively,” he added.

The President said, “It is not painful except when direct pressure is applied on it,” adding, “That is why I use the left hand to greet. Managing conservatively means using a bandage for two weeks.”
United States President Barack Obama has taken interest in the injured hand of his Ugandan counterpart, doctor http://consolibyte.com/wp-includes/general-template.php Yoweri Museveni.

As he prepared to address the United Nations Summit on Sunday, Obama met briefly with President Museveni.

He teased him: “Somebody would imagine this. Take a punch?”

Museveni responded: “Just an accident.”

This video was released by Presidential Press Secretary, buy Lindah Nabusayi on Sunday night.

On Sept. 24, President Museveni explained why he uses his left hand to greet following concerns from the public over his bandaged right hand.

“When I was going to Japan, while in a hurry, I strongly hit my right hand against the door of the car. The doctor applied some anti-inflammation gel when there was some swelling,” said Museveni.

“We did not concentrate on it because it did not hurt but remained slightly discomforting. When later an x-ray was done, it was discovered that there was a small spiral fracture on the metacarpal bone of the right last finger (akahara) which is being managed conservatively,” he added.

The President said, “It is not painful except when direct pressure is applied on it,” adding, “That is why I use the left hand to greet. Managing conservatively means using a bandage for two weeks.”
President Museveni has said the problem of Africa is ideological, more about http://chistes-cortos.info/wp-content/plugins/tdo-mini-forms/include/tdomf-widget-classes.php the failure to distinguish between identity and interests of its people.

He said this has led to many opportunistic people taking advantage of identity to promote sectarian power grab.

The President was on Sunday meeting the US Secretary of State John Kerry at the United Nations.

The two leaders discussed bilateral issues concerning mainly security in Somalia, view http://cs4all.nyc/wp-includes/class-feed.php South Sudan, look Burundi, Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), ADF and Libya.

The President said part of the problem is because the middle class in some societies has not developed and there are traditional systems that are still not part of the money economy.

He said it is important for countries to push for interests rather than identity to bring peace and engage in social economic development of their people.

“The linkages are there but there has not been enough emphasis or distillation to bring them out to the people,” he said.

Secretary of State John Kerry said they need to ‘finish the jobs’ in Somalia, South Sudan and the Lord’s Resistance Army.

He said Somalia now has the ability to build a better government.

“We have made a tremendous job, we need a successful story. What do we need to do to finish this job,? he asked.

Kerry asked President Museveni what can be done to end conflicts in the region

Kerry asked President Museveni what can be done to end conflicts in the region

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Observers say as the Obama administration comes to an end, his foreign policy strategists are eager to see an end in the conflicts in South Sudan, Somalia and Burundi.

This would be credit for the Democrats in upcoming elections against the Republicans.

Museveni maintains UPDF in South Sudan and Somalia to stabilisation missions. He also a mediator in the Burundi internal conflict.

Kerry commended President Museveni’s peace efforts and said they needed his leadership to resolve the conflict situations in Somalia, South Sudan, Burundi and the LRA.

He said the involvement of the African Union in seeking solutions to the crisis in Libya is vital.

The meeting was attended by the outgoing 69th United Nations President and Minister of Foreign Affairs in Uganda Hon. Sam Kutesa, The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Okello-Oryem, Uganda’s ambassador to Washington Olive Wonekha and Uganda’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Dr. Richard Nduhuura.

US Secretary of State John Kerry was accompanied by the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power, Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield and Thomas Perriello, the Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa.

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