Somalia recalls ambassador to Kenya for consultation

Federal Government of Somalia has recalled its envoy to Nairobi for consultation, Interior ministry has confirmed.

Minister Abdirahman Odowa has said that his country concerned about the wall construction move despite assurance from President Kenyatta on the issue days ago in Nairobi during Somali PM visit.

Kenyan government has earlier announced that it will continue with wall construction along the border of the two neighbouring states.

Nairobi insists the wall is for security purpose meant to prevent increasing armed group Al Shabaab attacks inside its soil but Somalia is opposed to the plan which its says will only catalyze Al Shabaab gruesome attacks.

Somalia and Kenya enjoy close diplomatic relations rejuvenated by fight against armed group Al Shabaab that has become a major security challenge to the two states.