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Kenya Vows to Defend Its Territory in Oil Row With Somalia

  • East African nation says Somalia selling disputed oil blocks
  • Somalia denies allegation saying it’s waiting for court ruling
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Kenya vowed to “never cede an inch” of its territory in a border dispute with Somalia that has soured diplomatic relations.

Kenya recalled its ambassador last week after accusing Somalia of auctioning four oil blocks in an area off their coastlines claimed by both nations. It demanded Somalia withdraw what it called “illegal maps” presented to prospective investors at a conference in London earlier this month. Somalia denied the allegations.