‘Reckless to walk away' from Somalia
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Reckless to walk away from Somalia, says Kenya’s Ruto

Kenya will continue to work with other countries to deliver security in Somalia until the country is safe, Deputy President William Ruto has told BBC Hardtalk’s Stephen Sackur.

“We are responsible partners under Amisom, we will work with other countries, the initiative under the UN to make sure we secure Somalia,” he said.

Kenya has a vested interest because they are our neighbours, Mr Ruto said, explaining it would be "reckless to walk away" from a danger that threatens Kenya.

Watch the full interview on Tuesday 12 February 2019 on BBC World News and the BBC News Channel or watch again on BBC iPlayer (UK only)

  • 12 Feb 2019