Nariobi — The governments of Somalia and Kenya have both discussed to mount on fight against the Al-Qaeda linked militants of Al-shabab in conflict-ravaged horn of Africa country, officials said on Saturday.
Abdiweli Mohamed Ali, Somali prime Minster held talks in Nairobi with top Kenya officials, including defence Minster Yusuf Hajji and other senior officials and discussed how to eliminate the militants in the port town of Kismayu, just 500 Km away south of Mogadishu.
Abdirahman Omar Osman Yarisow told Shabelle Media while he was in Nairobi that Somali PM pledged his government's commitment in working with Kenyan Defense Forces to flush Al-Shabaab from the entire east African region.
"Both Somalia and Kenya have the same opinion in fighting against Al-Shabaab fighters. They pose a threat to the safety and security of both countries therefore it is necessary for us to have a common strategy against a common enemy, following bilateral talks in Nairobi on Friday afternoon" PM Abdiweli said.
Furthermore, Somalia prime Minster Abdiweli Mohammed Ali has had talks in Nairobi with UN's especial envoy for Somalia Augustine Mahiga, discussing how to energize the activities of UN political office (UNPOS) in Mogadishu.