Kenya Wants EU to List Al-Shabaab as a Terrorist Group
The call for the listing of the Somali-based militant group under Resolution 1267 follows the abduction of two Cuban doctors attached to the Mandera County Hospital on April 12 by Al Shabaab militants, a move the foreign ministry termed as a flagrant violation of international humanitarian law.
Capital FM, 21 May 2019
Kenya has is seeking the European Union's support to have Al Shabaab listed as a terrorist organization under the United Nations Resolution 1267 of 1999. Read more »
Al-Shabaab fighters (file photo).
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