DADAAB REFUGEE CAMP SOMALIA DIPLOMAT OPPOSES CLOSURE

THE KENYAN GOVERNMENT'S PLAN TO CLOSE THE DADAAB REFUGEE CAMP IS LOGISTICALLY IMPRACTICAL, ACCORDING TO SOMALIA'S AMBASSADOR TO THE US.

THE KENYAN GOVERNMENT SHOULD RESPECT THE CALL OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY, THE HUMANITARIAN COMMUNITY AND THE SISTER COUNTRY OF SOMALIA, AWAD SAID.

Awad says: "The Kenyan government should respect the call of the international community, the humanitarian community and the sister country of Somalia. " ...

The Kenyan government's plan to close the Dadaab refugee camp is "logistically impractical", according to Somalia's ambassador to the US. Ahmed Awad sounding a warning on Thursday, saying that shutting the complex - which is...

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