Kenya and U.S. to Work Closely in Repatriation of Dadaab Refugees

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U.S. President Barack Obama has said that United States will stand with Kenya to ensure Dadaab refugees are repatriated back to Somalia in a humane way.

According to White House Office of the Press Secretary, President Obama and President Uhuru Kenyatta discussed challenges Kenya faces in hosting over 600,000 refugees for more than two decades.

The two leaders speaking on phone stressed the need to work closely citing the both countries of having a strong bond. President Kenyatta sent condolences for the terrorist attack in Orlando, Florida.

President Obama reiterated his appreciation for strong partnership between United States and Kenya on a host of issues including combating global terrorism.

Obama lauded Kenya’s progress in ensuring there is security in the country and within the

President Kenyatta agreed and welcomed that the United States and Kenya would work closely together on the issue of refugee repatriation.

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