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Kenya Versus Somalia Maritime Border Dispute: Kenya Might Consider a Dialogue

Kenya has officially withdrawn from the maritime border case with Somalia before the International Court of Justice (ICJ). The official public hearing of the case began at the Court on March 15, 2021. During the mentioning of the case, the ICJ judges had suggested an out of court resolution of the case. In this way, the court believed that a long lasting solution, which would be all-inclusive could be reaslised.

In a letter to the ICJ, Republic of Kenya’s Attorney General argued that the COVID-19 pandemic smitten right once Kenya had recruited the new legal team so the new legal team was bereft of the chance to carry necessary preceding conferences and meetings. He hinted of an out of court dialog in the press conference.

Although the withdrawal of Kenya from the case didn't have an effect on the case because the proceedings continuing as planned with the Court being attentive to Somalia’s oral arguments on weekday. per the Statute of the ICJ, Somalia could decision upon the Court to decree favor of its claim if African country fails to look before the Court or defend its case.

Many of the kenyans feel that the case should be solved within the East Africa region and not taken to ICJ.

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