Somali government delegation arrives in Hague for maritime verdict

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A delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister Mahdi Mohamed Guled (Khadar) has arrived in The Hague, the Netherlands.

The purpose of the delegation will be to witness the decision of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) which will announce the verdict in the maritime dispute between Somalia and Kenya on October 12th.

The Somali government delegation includes the Attorney General of Somalia, the Speaker of the South West Parliament Ali Said Fiqi, the former Attorney General Ahmed Ali Dahir, Ambassador Yusuf Garaad Omar, the Special Representative for the Horn of Africa, the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden and Other delegates.

Earlier this evening, Mohamed Hussein Roble, Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia, sent a message of encouragment to the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) delegation at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) from Mogadishu via Zoom.

He said they represent every Somalis and that the nation will wait for the court’s response.

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) will announce the final results of the maritime case against Kenya on October 12.

The Somali people and government officials will all be glued to the decision of the ICJ, with the verdict coming after earlier this week, the Kenyan government announced it will not abide by the ruling.

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