Kenya and Seychelles Sign Trade, Security Deals

Kenya and Seychelles entered into agreement to increase trade between the two countries and enhance security.

Speaking at State House, Nairobi, Seychelles President Danny Faure and his host President Uhuru Kenyatta agreed to combat illegal fishing in Indian Ocean which borders the two nations.

The two countries on areas of security agree to share intelligence to combating maritime insecurity including piracy and drugs ferried through the sea.

The maritime coastline of the two nations has witnessed cases of drug trafficking and piracy and other vices. The two nations vowed to end it.  

We will be exchanging intelligence and ideas on how to combat drug trafficking, piracy and terrorism in the Indian Ocean, said President Kenyatta. We will eliminate this evil trade.
The Head of State added that the Seychelles will help Kenya to develop its fish industry at the Coast, which he said is not fully unexploited.

The coastline between the two countries has witnessed cases of piracy and drug trafficking, among others, and the two nations have vowed to end it.

President Kenyatta described President Faure's visit as historic, saying it marks the beginning of a new collaboration between the two nations.

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