CS Monica Juma in Washington ahead of Uhuru U.S. visit


Kenya's Foreign Affairs CS Monica Juma with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in ...
Kenya's Foreign Affairs CS Monica Juma with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington, D.C. on August 23, 2018.

In Summary

  • President Uhuru Kenyatta, through State House Spokesperson Kanze Dena, recently announced that he is scheduled to meet American President Donald Trump on August 27.
  • Plans are underway to have President Kenyatta fly aboard Kenya Airways on the carrier's maiden trip to the U.S.
  • He will then host British Prime Minister Theresa May in Kenya on August 30.

Foreign Affairs CS Monica Juma held talks with a top American government official in Washington on Thursday ahead of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s visit to the U.S.

A tweet from the State Department said Secretary of State Michael Richard Pompeo welcomed Juma on Thursday afternoon.

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“Live now! @SecPompeo meets with welcomes #Kenya’s net Secretary for Foreign Affairs and International Trade Monica Juma at the State Department,” the State Department said on Twitter.

A 36-second video accompanying the tweet showed Monica Juma and Pompeo greeting each other after the meeting on Thursday.

Kenya's Foreign Affairs CS Monica Juma in Washington, D.C. on August 23, 2018.
Kenya’s Foreign Affairs CS Monica Juma in Washington, D.C. on August 23, 2018.

 

President Kenyatta, through State House Spokesperson Kanze Dena, recently announced that he is scheduled to meet American President Donald Trump on August 27.

“The two leaders will discuss good bilateral relationships between the two countries and plans to boost among other sectors, security, trade and investment,” she said.

Also ReadUhuru to fly aboard KQ on maiden direct trip to US – Citizentv.co.ke

Plans are underway to have President Kenyatta fly aboard Kenya Airways on the carrier’s maiden trip to the U.S.

He will then host British Prime Minister Theresa May in Kenya on August 30, just three days after his meeting with President Trump at the White House.

The Head of State is also expected to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping from September 1-5 in Beijing.

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