Uganda Seeks Clarity on the UK Sanctions – Official Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Regarding the United Kingdom Government Sanctions on the Rt. Hon. Speaker.

Amidst Uganda’s stable democracy and positive international relations, recent developments have stirred surprise at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The United Kingdom’s imposition of sanctions on Ugandan politicians accused of corruption, including the highly respected Speaker of Parliament, has raised questions about sovereignty and due process. As investigations into the alleged corruption cases are underway within Uganda’s judicial system, the Ministry seeks clarification on the UK’s actions. This unexpected turn prompts a crucial dialogue between the two nations, highlighting the importance of diplomatic engagement in resolving bilateral disputes while upholding principles of justice and mutual respect.

Below is the detailed statement by the Ministry of State for Foreign Affairs;