In recent days, some statements have emerged in the news suggesting that Kenya and Somalia have agreed to pursue arbitration outside The United Nation’s High court. Thus, declaring that the two nations are seeking an out of court settlement.
Somalia would like to clarify and reiterate its commitment to the legal case and proceedings at the International Court of Justice in The Hague within the framework of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).
International investment, prosperity and the economic growth of Somalia and its neighbors depend on this issue being resolved and we stand firm by the legal case we put forward.
Somalia believes in transparent and cooperative dialogue with its neighboring states and remains open to suggestions and initiatives towards a complete and satisfactory settlement.
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