NAIROBI (Xinhua) --
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday
evening held a telephone conversation with his Kenyan
counterpart, Uhuru Kenyatta to discuss areas of mutual
interests between the two countries.
from the White House said the two leaders discussed a
range of issues like bilateral trade, investments and
Donald J. Trump spoke today with President Kenyatta of
Kenya to reaffirm the strong bilateral relationship
between our two countries,” said the statement.
leaders discussed economic partnership and mutual
dedication to overcoming terrorism and other regional
security challenges through close cooperation, according
to the statement.
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,” it said.
leaders also discussed ways to boost bilateral trade and
investment in Kenya and the broader East Africa region,