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Hahaha where is the so called sovereignty. People brag about. Dowlada dhexe kulaha. Dowlada taagta daran eeh awoodoodu dhaleecayn tahay oo kaliya. Eeh bunkerka ka so dhex hanjabaysa this is a joke.
Cuqdad ku dishay aanan arkin masaakiin hooyo iyo carruurteeda la laaye. Alloow u raxmo maatidaas.
Masaakintaas la laayey. Dee way Dowla, a yihin. Mr cheeeena warqad yar oo caanteyn ah bu is leeyahay ku difaac
Hada waxani wa tolkiis talk about utter failure
Amisom to Probe Claims of KDF Violations in Somalia
The African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) has promised to investigate allegations that the Kenya Defence Forces killed civilians in Gedo during an aerial raid on Al-Shabaab militants this week.
In a statement on Saturday evening, Amisom said it would check if the KDF, who are a part of the Mission, violated the operational code during the raids.
"The Mission shall fully investigate the alleged incident and the findings shall be shared with all relevant stakeholders," Amisom said.
Earlier on Saturday, Kenya government officials directed inquiries to the Amisom, which they said, is the custodian of all operational protocols for troops serving under the Mission in Somalia.
The allegations arose after Somalia accused Kenya Defence Forces of failing to observe due diligence in aerial raids targeted at Somali militant group Al-Shabaab.
In a statement, Somalia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation protested what it called "continual Kenyan airstrikes that kill and maim civilians."
Mogadishu alleged that aerial raids by the KDF have been killing and maiming "women and children."
Mogadishu cited recent airstrikes it described as "indiscriminate" that occurred in El Adde and Hisa-u-gur in Gedo region, Jubbaland State, on June 3, 2021 as the most recent example.
"(Such actions) will not contribute to efforts towards stabilising and confronting extremism but only further radicalise communities in support of extremism," the statement added.
"It's to be noted, the Republic of Kenya's leadership intransigence and inability to uphold the standard expected of the KDF in line with its obligations under international law is the reason behind the deterioration of diplomatic relations that led to the FGS [Federal Government of Somalia] severing all diplomatic ties with the Republic of Kenya."
Somalia had severed ties with Kenya in December 2020, accusing Kenya of interfering with Somalia's internal affairs, including what it alleged as training 'militia' in Somalia.
Kenya at the time denied the allegations and a team sent by Djibouti, under the arrangement of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (Igad) said it found no evidence.
Somalia, however, rejected the findings, and threatened to leave the Igad. Last month, however, Somalia announced it will resume diplomatic ties with Kenya based on "mutual respect and non-interference." It hasn't, and in fact Nairobi has since banned commercial flights between the two countries.
Usually, aerial raids or any raid under Amisom is conducted in consultation with the command of the Mission which provides certain obligations for the protection of civilians.
"The Mission is currently engaged in gathering information on the reported incident and we shall work closely with the federal government of Somalia, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and all other relevant stakeholders as we investigate the matter," Amisom said.
"The Mission is committed to investigate all allegations of rights violations that are levelled against troops under its command in Somalia."
Somalia argued the raids amounted to breach of those obligations under Amisom whose mandate it said was to fight militant extremists in the country.
The new allegation could worsen relations between the two countries, although only the African Union Peace and Security Council, with mandate from the UN Security Council can decide on the structure of the Mission.
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