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November 30, 2021

Secretary Antony J. Blinken visit to Kenya

  • Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken visited KenyaNigeria, and Senegal from November 15-20, underscoring the depth and breadth of our relationships with African partners.  During the visit, the Secretary advanced U.S.-Africa collaboration on shared global priorities, including ending the COVID-19 pandemic and building back to a more inclusive global economy, combatting the climate crisis, revitalizing our democracies, and advancing peace and security.
  • Secretary Blinken began his trip in Nairobi, where he met with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs Ambassador Raychelle Omamo, affirming our strategic partnership with Kenya.  The Secretary and representatives of the Kenyan government discussed our shared interests as members of the UN Security Council, including addressing regional security issues such as Ethiopia, Somalia, and Sudan.  The Secretary advanced U.S.-Kenyan cooperation on ending COVID-19, improving clean energy access, and protecting the environment.  The Secretary underscored U.S. support for a peaceful and inclusive Kenyan election in 2022.

Find details of Secretary Antony J. Blinken visit to Kenya here. 

Find pictures from his visit here.