Saturday, July 05, 2003

Kenya says to lift Somalia flight ban from July 8
NAIROBI, July 5 (Reuters) - Kenya said on Saturday it would lift an anti-terror ban on flights to and from Somalia that has drawn criticism from aid agencies, saying it was satisfied security had improved.

Kenya, which has seen several major attacks blamed on Muslim militants in recent years, imposed the ban on June 21, saying it feared people planning new strikes could board flights from neighbouring Somalia.MORE

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