Kenya vetoes Somali wish for troops in Mogadishu – Story – World – 3 News

Kenya's President Mwai Kibaki (Reuters)Somalia’s president wants thousands of troops trained in Kenya to be deployed to Mogadishu for an upcoming offensive against Islamist militants, but Kenya has denied the request – yet another complication for a military campaign that has already been delayed several times, officials said.The fact that Kenya could veto Somali wishes for the deployment of its own troops underscores that the Kenyan government wields power in the neighbouring country, which has a weak, UN-backed government.

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