Cabinet approves AU request on Kenyan troops
06 December 2011, 18:13
The Cabinet has approved an African Union request that Kenya
Defence Forces battling Somalia militia Al-Shabaab join the African
Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom).
The move that is subject to Parliamentary approval is meant as a strategy to combat the Al-Shabaab.
"The Cabinet that met under the Chairmanship of
President Mwai Kibaki at State House Nairobi also approved the
re-hatting of the Kenya Defence Forces in Somalia to Amisom, subject to
approval by Parliament," said an emailed statement Tuesday.
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