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Kenya – Somalia reaffirms commitment to further peace, security

President William Ruto (right) President Sheikh Hassan Mohamud of Somalia (left) at State House Kenya, Nairobi

Kenya has reaffirmed its commitment to working with Somalia to furthering peace and security in the region for shared prosperity.

President William Ruto Friday hosted President Sheikh Hassan Mohamud of Somalia at State House Kenya, Nairobi and discussed joint initiatives to fight terrorism and general insecurity in the region.

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Just last month, March, Somalia officially became a full member of the East African Community (EAC) making the Horn of Africa country the bloc’s 8th Partner State.

The Treaty of Accession was signed by Somalia’s President Sheikh Hassan Mohamud and the Chairperson of the Summit of EAC Heads of State, Salva Kiir Mayardit, who is also the President of South Sudan in Entebbe, Uganda on 15th December, 2023.

The signing ceremony was witnessed by Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni.

 

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