Communiqué of the 1045th meeting of the PSC held on 8 November 2021, on the situation in Ethiopia

Adopted by the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) at its 1045th meeting held on 8 November 2021, on the situation in Ethiopia:
The Peace and Security Council,
Committed to silencing the guns in Africa by the year 2030, in order to create the required conditions for the realization of Agenda 2063, pursuant to paragraph 10 of the Assembly Decision [Ext/Assembly/AU/Dec.1(XIV)], adopted by the 14th Extraordinary Session of the Assembly of the Union on Silencing the Guns in Africa, on 6 December 2020;
Recalling Press Statements issued by the Chairperson of the AU Commission, particularly on 3 November 2021; on 29 June 2021; on 25 June 2021; and on 9 November 2020;  
Noting the opening remarks by Permanent Representative of the Arab Republic of Egypt and PSC Chairperson for the month of November 2021, H.E. Ambassador Mohamed Omar Gad; the statement by the AU Commissioner for Political Affairs, Peace and Security, H.E. Ambassador Bankole Adeoye; the briefing by the AU High Representative for the Horn of Africa, H.E. Olusegun Obasanjo, former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria; and the statement made by the Permanent Representative the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to the African Union, H.E. Ambassador Tesfaye Yilma; and