Kerry in Somalia for First Visit by U.S. Secretary of State

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Secretary of State John Kerry holds a press conference in Nairobi on Monday, May 4. Kerry arrived in Somalia today on a flight from neighboring Kenya. Photographer: Tony Karumba/AFP via Getty Images

Photographer: Tony Karumba/AFP via Getty Images

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, for an unannounced visit to underscore America’s commitment to help defeat the Islamist militant al-Shabaab group and call for accelerated reforms.

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