Kenyan officials at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport have stopped the junior Minister of Water and Energy Osman Libah and legislators Ilyas Ali Hassan and Zamzam Dahir from entering Kenya despite them having diplomatic passports. This comes barely a week after the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority redirected flights from Mogadishu to Wajir for security checks, before proceeding to any other airport in Kenya.
Somali Delegation Blocked at Airport as Diplomatic Row Gets Messier
Nairobi News, 21 May 2019
Three senior Somalia government officials were refused entry at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi for lacking visas. Read more »
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
Leaders Kicked Out of Kenya Diplomatic Spat Arrive in Mogadishu
Dalsan Radio, 21 May 2019
he Somalia Minister and MPs arrived back blocked from entering Kenya arrived in Mogadishu this morning, effectively skipping a meeting that had been scheduled with the European… Read more »
Minister,MPs Denied Entry Into Kenya
Somalia Minister, Lawmakers Denied Entry Into Kenya
Nation, 21 May 2019
Foreign Ministers of both countries have expressed a strong desire to "normalise relations" with an agreement to allow their respective ambassadors to return to their diplomatic ... Read more »
Ethiopia has stepped in to help resolve the latest diplomatic row between Kenya and Somalia over a triangle of disputed maritime territory in the Indian Ocean. Read more »
The cabinet has agreed on a roadmap for resolving a maritime border dispute with Somalia. Cabinet also discussed measures for safeguarding Kenya's territorial integrity and marine ... Read more »
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