Kenya: EU Naval Force Conducts First Multi-Agency Exercise With Kenya to Boost Maritime Security

Nairobi — The European Union Naval Force Operation ATALANTA (EUNAVFOR ATALANTA) conducted its inaugural joint multi-agency exercise with Kenyan security forces last week.

The exercise, named USALAMA BAHARINI, ran from May 20-24 and involved the Kenyan Navy and the Kenyan Coast Guard Service.

EUNAVFOR ATALANTA plays a vital role in the EU’s Common Security and Defence Policy and the EU’s Naval Diplomacy in the Indo-Pacific region.

The primary objective of the exercise was to enhance maritime…

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