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  • Wednesday ,22 July 2015
العربية

Kenya president says talks with Obama to focus on extremism

By The Cairo Post

Copts and Poliltical Islam

00:07

Wednesday ,22 July 2015

Kenya president says talks with Obama to focus on extremism
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta says the fight against extremism will be the key topic of talks with U.S. President Barack Obama, who will be visiting the country of his father later this week.Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta says the fight against extremism will be the key topic of talks with U.S. President Barack Obama, who will be visiting the country of his father later this week.
 
Kenyatta said Tuesday that his country has been working closely with American security agencies in the fight against extremism and he hopes his meeting with Obama shall further strengthen this cooperation.
 
Kenya is battling a wave of extremist attacks by al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab militants from Somalia that has killed more than 400 people since October 2011 when the country sent troops into Somalia to fight the militants.
 
Al-Shabab has vowed to avenge Kenyan military presence in Somalia.