Friday September 20, 2019
(TOS)The militant group Al-Shabaab has made its public
statement on the ongoing maritime dispute between Kenya and Somalia noting it
will not recognize any decision from the International Court of Justice.
An audio clip supposedly from the group’s leader Abu
Ubayda says the Al-Qaeda allied outfit will continue its war against Kenya and
Somali leaders who support Kenya on the matter.
“We are against whatever they say about Somalia’s land
and sea. We will not accept any decision by ICJ,” a suspected to be that of the
Claiming that Kenya had ‘annexed’ Somalia’s territory
before, the group called for ‘recapture’ of the ‘occupied land’.
The group which has killed many Somalis in its
supposed ‘course for Somalia’ also accused Ethiopia of what it said was
‘control of Jubbaland’ and further pointed fingers at Somali leaders for
‘giving Somalia’s port to Ethiopia’.
The International Court of Justice is set to resume
public hearings on the maritime case between Kenya and Somalia November 4.