Press release

PM phone call with President Kenyatta of Kenya: 9 September 2016

Theresa May spoke to President Kenyatta of Kenya today and discussed trade and investment, defence and counter-terrorism.


A Downing Street spokesperson said:

President Kenyatta of Kenya called the Prime Minister today to congratulate her on her appointment. He told her that Kenya greatly values its relationship with the UK, which is based on shared values and common interests.

The Prime Minister underlined Britain’s commitment to continuing to build on our ties in a number of important areas such as trade and investment, defence and counter-terrorism. She welcomed Kenya’s recent ratification of the Defence Cooperation Agreement, which is an important element of our partnership, and provides a platform for future collaboration.

They ended the call by looking forward to meeting at the earliest opportunity.

Published 9 September 2016