Bilateral meeting between Presidents of Somalia and Kenya ahead of London Conference [PHOTOS]

The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia H.E. Hassan Sh. Mohamud today had a short working visit to Mombasa to meet with his counterpart H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta, the President of Kenya.

The President was accompanied by the Deputy Prime Minister/Minister for Foreign Affairs H.E. Fowziya Hagi Yusuf Adam and Minister for the State-House H.E. Farah Sh, Abdulkadir.

The President said, “We have had a very good bilateral discussion today concerning a wide range of issues of mutual interest. We have many shared interests and a determination to see the region continue to progress towards peace and prosperity.

“We have talked about the need to stand firmly together against the global problem of extremism and terrorism, and we are committed to removing the scourge of Al Shabaab, to defeating them and preventing any spread of their malignant ideology.” Said President Hassan

“I have also taken the opportunity to brief President Kenyatta on the aims and objectives of the London Conference coming up next week.”

At the end President Hassan stated, “We have talked about the need for Somali refugees in Kenya to return to Somalia as soon as the time is right and preparations have been properly made.”

Source: Office of the Somali President



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