The Somaliland Government condemns the terrorist attack at Nairobi’s Westgate Mall, and sends its condolences to the nation and people of Kenya
Yesterday, in a public message of support and solidarity with the people and government of Kenya, Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation of Somaliland Mohamed Behi Yonis issued the following statement via BBC Somali Radio:
“The Somaliland government condemns in the strongest terms the hideous and intolerable acts that occurred in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi, and we fully deplore the horrific death and violence brought upon these innocent people, including women and children.”
“We send our deepest prayers and sympathies to the families of those who lost their lives and others in Kenya affected by the tragedy, and wish them endurance and faith during these trying times.”
Somaliland, as a long-time partner and ally of Kenya’s, has also relayed its continued commitment to supporting the efforts of Kenya and other members of the international community to bring peace and combat terrorism throughout the region.
Ahmed Yusuf Elmi (Sudi)
Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation