Office of the Spokesperson
The below is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller:
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with Kenyan President William Ruto today to express appreciation for Kenya’s longstanding strategic partnership with the United States and its significant contributions to global peace and stability. Secretary Blinken thanked Kenya for considering leadership of a multinational security support mission to Haiti, addressing the crisis in Sudan, promoting peace in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, and countering extremism in Somalia. The Secretary reaffirmed our shared democratic values and welcomed the deepening economic partnership between the United States and Kenya.