United States Mission to the United Nations
Office of Press and Public Diplomacy
For Immediate Release
January 28, 2023
Readout of Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield’s Meeting with Kenyan President William Ruto
The below is attributable to U.S. Mission to the United Nations Spokesperson Nate Evans:
Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. Representative to the United Nations, met today with Kenyan President William Ruto during her visit to Nairobi, Kenya. She expressed appreciation for Kenya’s leadership on the UN Security Council during their two-year tenure and applauded Kenya’s role in ongoing efforts to advance peace and security in the region, including in Ethiopia, Somalia, & eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield and President Ruto also discussed ways to partner in addressing food insecurity and continuing efforts to counter terrorism in the Horn of Africa.