A delegation from Kenya is expected to arrive in the Somali capital Mogadishu today to discuss the dispute between the two countries.
Reports have confirmed that the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development is spearheading the ongoing efforts to drive the development of the region and end the diplomatic dispute between Kenya and Somalia.
The IGAD-led talks are expected to begin in Mogadishu in the coming hours to end the diplomatic crisis between Somalia and Kenya with key note senior officials in attendance.
Somali Foreign Minister Mohamed Abdirizak Mohamud, who was part of Somali President Farmajo’s delegation to Djibouti for the last IGAD summit, said on December 21st that IGAD was putting strong pressure on Somalia to resolve the crisis with Kenya.
It was also announced at the conference that a fact-finding mission would be sent to the border between the two countries, at the request of the Somali government to investigate rebels that Kenya that Kenya has been alleged to organize in the Mandera area.