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Foreign Secretary congratulates Kenyans on referendum outcome

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The Foreign Secretary William Hague has congratulated the people of Kenya on their recent referendum which has approved a new constitution for the country.

Speaking about the outcome of the referendum, the Foreign Secretary said:

“I congratulate the people of Kenya on their historic referendum which has approved a new constitution for the country and for the peaceful and open manner in which it was conducted. This is a landmark decision that raises hopes for a new era of stability, accountability and prosperity in Kenya.

I hope that this result will encourage Kenya’s Government and people to continue to strive for further reform and development. As a long standing partner of Kenya, the UK will be a staunch friend throughout this process.”