Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

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Office of the Spokesperson

Department of State

Washington, DC

May 18, 2018

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:

On May 18, Secretary Pompeo called Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to affirm U.S. support for Kenya’s security and continued economic advancement. They discussed our shared goals of countering terrorism, promoting regional stability, and ensuring good governance. Secretary Pompeo thanked President Kenyatta for his leadership in calling for an important national conversation to move the country forward following the 2017 election. They also discussed ways to work together to hasten the end of the conflict in South Sudan and ensure continued support for AMISOM forces in Somalia.

 

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