New York

07 May 2021

Note to Correspondents – on the recent Somalia/Kenya relations 

In answer to a question asked about diplomatic relations between Somalia and Kenya, the Spokesman has the following to say: 

We welcome the announcements from Somalia and Kenya regarding the efforts underway towards restoring diplomatic relations. We recognize the role played by the State of Qatar in this regard.  

We hope the announcements will lead to the full restoration of friendly relations between Kenya and Somalia, which are crucial for stability and cooperation in the region. 

Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General