Details of Uhuru’s meeting with U.S Secretary of State Anthony Blinken

Secretary Blinken was on a virtual visit to Kenya

Details of Uhuru’s meeting with U.S Secretary of State Anthony Blinken

On Tuesday, President Uhuru Kenyatta held a meeting with U.S Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken during his virtual visit to Kenya.

In a statement by State House Spokesperson, Kanze Dena, President Kenyatta and Secretary Blinken discussed trade and investment opportunities, touching on the untapped potential held by the Kenya-US Free Trade Agreement (FTA).

Also discussed was Kenya's elevated role in regional peace and security as a member of the UN Security Council. Other matters discussed by President Kenyatta and Secretary Blinken were human rights, refugees, health and climate change,” stated Kanze.

Secretary Blinken emphasized the United State’s commitment to working with Kenya to advance shared interests in democracy, human rights, economic ties, anti-corruption, refugees and their host communities, global health, regional security, and climate change for the benefit of the American and Kenyan people.

President Kenyatta affirmed Kenya’s commitment to strengthening its bilateral ties and forging a strong partnership with the United States of America.

Present during the meeting was Foreign Affairs CS Raychelle Omamo and Head of Public Service Dr Joseph Kinyua.

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