Kerry Told Kenya Plans to Start Withdrawal From Somalia in 2018

  • Kenyan president discusses plans with U.S. secretary of state
  • Progress in security hailed as Somalia prepares for elections

Kenya and other East African nations will begin withdrawing their troops from Somalia in 2018 because of improved security in a country that’s been ravaged by civil war for more than two decades, President Uhuru Kenyatta told U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.

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