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Uhuru Strikes A Deal With Trump During Courtesy Phone Call

Yesterday, a phone call made by President Donald Trump from US to Kenya’s Uhuru Kenyatta lasted for 30 minutes which proved to be a worthwhile deal.

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During the call, among the issues that topped their discussion was insecurity, economic and bilateral partnerships between the states.

President Trump also applauded Kenya’s effort to end the militia group, Al Shaabab.

Before, Trump had spoken to Nigeria and South Africa head of States , Mohammed Buhari and Jacob Juma respectively.

Here is a hansard recorded from the conversation as it was reported by US state media

President Donald J. Trump spoke today with President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya to reaffirm the strong bilateral relationship between our two countries.  The two leaders discussed our economic partnership and mutual dedication to overcoming terrorism and other regional security challenges through close cooperation.  President Trump expressed appreciation for Kenya’s significant contributions to the African Union Mission in Somalia and recognized Kenyan troops’ sacrifices in the fight against al-Shabaab.  The two leaders also discussed ways to boost bilateral trade and investment in Kenya and the broader East Africa region.

 

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