Somalia and Kenya Draft Historic Defence Agreement

The Somali Cabinet, led by Deputy Prime Minister Salah Jama, held a high-level meeting to review a draft defence agreement with Kenya. The agreement aims to enhance cooperation in intelligence sharing, joint military operations, and capacity building to strengthen security and combat terrorist groups like Al-Shabaab. This initiative reflects Somalia’s efforts to bolster its security forces and address regional security challenges. The discussions come as Somalia and Kenya work to improve their diplomatic relations. Once approved, the agreement will mark a significant milestone in bilateral relations, highlighting a collaborative approach to regional stability and security.