Kenya and United Kingdom (UK) agreed to work closely in the fight against terrorism.
During a meeting held in State House, Nairobi, on Saturday 4th June 2016, President Uhuru Kenyatta and British Foreign Secretary Phillip Hammond agreed that the two nations need to collaborate with likeminded partners in fighting terrorism which is a global threat.
The two pointed out areas of where each can contribute, sharing of intelligence, counter-radicalization strategies being key in curbing terrorism menace.
Kenya and UK also pointed out cooperation in defence, security and commercial partnership as consolidated approach into ending terrorism scourge.
Hammond reiterated that UK is keen on bilateral cooperation with Kenya at a new level for the benefit of the two nations. Defence and energy generation are UK priority areas in Kenya.
“We would like to see our defence cooperation moving forward and have annual joint military trainings,” Hammond said.