•Duale was welcomed by Somalia Prime Minister Hamza Abdi Barre in Mogadishu on Thursday before they held talks.
•The duo discussed a range of bilateral issues among them regional security situation, joint anti-terror operations, cross-border movements
Defence CS Aden Duale on Thursday held bilateral talks with Somalia Prime Minister Hamza Abdi Barre in Mogadishu.
The duo discussed a range of bilateral issues among them regional security situation, joint anti-terror operations, cross-border movements, and economic relations between the two countries.
According to Duale, Somalia has had its share of forced instability caused by rifts and wars noting that even amidst all these challenges, they have continued to be Kenya’s good neighbours and friends.
Duale and Vice Chief of Defence Forces Lt Gen Francis Ogolla this week also visited Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops serving under the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) at sector six headquarters in Kismayu, Somalia in a bid to boost their morale.
The visit was also to commemorate the festive season with them in their operation areas.
Duale while in Kismayo, Jubaland held a meeting with president Ahmed Madobe.