The government of Somalia will defend the sovereignty and the territorial integrity of Somalia, says Somali AG

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Somalia Attorney General, Dr. Suleiman Mohamed Mohamud,said the first round of the maritime dispute between Somalia and Kenya has officially closed.

Dr. Suleiman Mohamed, commended the efficient manner in which Somali lawyers presented clear arguments for the validity of the Somali case file and the international principles relating to maritime law.

“I hereby declare to the Somali people that the government and people of Somalia are united in defending the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Somalia, and I hope that the outcome will be a source of joy for all Somalis,” Said Dr. Suleiman Mohamed.

He also pointed out that the timing of the start of the second round of hearings in this case will be decided by the ICJ and the Somali delegation will be notified.