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Press Statement

Rex W. Tillerson

Secretary of State

Washington, DC

December 12, 2017


Please accept my best wishes to the people of Kenya as you celebrate the 54th anniversary of the establishment of Kenya as a republic on December 12. Let us continue to work together toward our mutual goals of regional stability, security, democracy promotion, and economic prosperity.

In spite of this past year’s political and electoral challenges, the bonds between our governments and citizens remain strong and continue to flourish.

We are committed to remaining a steadfast partner and friend, collaborating with you to promote good governance, respect for human rights, rule of law, stronger democratic institutions, and a robust civil society.



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