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Villa Somalia confirms President office
Somali President Mohamed Abdllahi Farmajo last evening agreed to Kenya’s invitation to visit Nairobi, signalling the calming of tensions that rose last week on Monday. to withdraw a maritime boundary case at the International Court of Justice Kenya-Somalia.
Mr Farmajo, who received President Kenyatta’s special envoy and Interior CS Fred Matiang’i in Mogadishu indicated he would meet with the Kenyan leader although the actual date was not announced. It followed a meeting between President Farmaajo and Dr Matiang’i’s delegation where he presented an invitation from President Kenyatta. A statement issued by Villa Somalia,
President of Somalia’s official residence, said the Somali leader had accepted Mr Kenyatta’s call for a meeting in Nairobi.Kenya has had rocky relations with Somalia since the maritime boundary case at the International Court of Justice became active under Farmaajo. Diplomats from the Foreign ministry and officials at the Attorney-General’s office have been the ones handling it.