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UN court favors Somalia in maritime border dispute judgment by Halima Gikandi October 14,2021   |  Source: The World

On Tuesday, the UN International Court of Justice delivered a long-awaited judgment on a yearslong dispute between Kenya and Somalia over their maritime boundaries in the Indian Ocean.

In the judgment, the court ruled largely in favor of Somalia by dismissing Kenya’s argument that Somalia had already agreed to its claimed boundary.

Instead, the court split the disputed triangular area — believed to be rich in oil, natural gas and valuable fisheries — in half.

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https://www.pri.org/stories/2021-10-12/un-court-favors-somalia-maritime-border-dispute-judgment

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