Kenya Suspends All Flights To and From Somalia
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Kenya Suspends All Flights To and From Somalia

Kenya has suspended all flights to, and from Somalia, with immediate effect.

This comes only a couple days after the two nations were said to have resolved their diplomatic ties.

The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority in a letter to Airmen said the suspension will stay infect for three months.

KCAA noticed that they had received a mandate from the government to suspend air travel between Kenya and Somalia over security concerns.

With the directive getting into effect promptly, medical and humanitarian aid flights will however be allowed to operate.

Departures from Somalia through the Kenyan airspace to different destinations will also be excluded from the new order.

This comes seven days after Presidents of the two countries resolved to reestablish diplomatic ties following an agreement that was brokered by Qatar.

Somalia had blamed Kenya for interfering in it’s Politics, prompting a diplomatic row that kept on for more than six months

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