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After Signing AMISOM Pact, Military Leaders Eye Offensive

June 04 2012


The Kenyan military is prepared to officially join the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), reports the Standard Digital News (Kenya).

A ceremony to sign the memorandum of understanding was set for Saturday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Defense Minister Yusuf Haji and Gen. Julius Karangi, the defense chief, were expected to sign the document.

Kenyan forces will then join the final phase of operations to eliminate Al-Shabaab militants in the Lower Juba region and capture...

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