Kenyan foreign minister Raphael Taju revealed yesterday that his country will never agree that foreign countries to bring their military troops in Somalia.

November 30th, 2006 Print Print Email Email

Shabelle Media Network | Nov 30, 2006

kenya War Kenyan foreign minister Raphael Taju revealed yesterday that his country will never agree that foreign countries to bring their military troops in Somalia.The minister invited Somalis in Kenya to a banquet in Nairobi where they have discussed over Kenya’s stance in Somalia, as Taju stated that he does not believe military intervention is the solution for the political discord between the Union of Islamic Courts and the transitional government.


Somalis who have convened with the minister were combined of businesspeople and traditional elders.

“The Kenyan government is always looking for a peaceful solution for Somalia. Kenya does not believe that military intervention in Somalia will produce good results”, he said.
A committee of 12 persons was appointed in the meeting to assess the developments in neighboring Somalia, where fears of war are running high.

Taju has told Somalis he met that Kenyan government would not take for granted what view they present to the government over the worsening situation in their country.

Mohammed Guled, the chairperson of the Somali businesspeople in Eastlight nationhood within Nairobi told Shabelle by telephone that the meeting has ended in happiness.

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