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Kenyan FM: 'This is al Qaeda'

September 24th, 2013
01:04 PM ET

The deadly attack at Westgate Mall in Nairobi has shocked and affected many not only in Kenya, but around the world. Al-Shabaab, a terrorist group based in Somalia with links to Al Qaeda has claimed responsibility. Kenya has in the past been involved in Somalia to curb the threat of Al-Shabaab, but to no avail.

Read: Al-Shabaab grew amid Somalia's lawlessness

In this exclusive interview, Kenyan Foreign Minister Amina Mohamed asserts that what happened on Saturday in Nairobi is a continuance of what the world has been fighting since 9/11, and that is the work of Al Qaeda.


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