Kenyan authorities have announced that the country decided to withdrawal from the Somalia-related maritime border dispute case. With the decision, Kenya has no longer participate in the court, The Hague-based International Court of Justice (ICJ). Nairobi and Mogadishu had witnessed deteriorating diplomatic relations due to disputed maritime borders between the two countries. The case in ICJ court has started after Somalia filled and claimed ownership on some part of the territory which already recognized as Kenya waters. For the time being, Kenya's withdrawal from the court is considered a success for war-torn Somalia.