Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta arrived in German capital Berlin on Wednesday where he met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
The two leaders discussed matters touching the ongoing fight against terrorism. The leaders met amid growing concern in Europe in relation to recent attacks witnessed in Paris and in Brussels.
President Kenyatta stressed the need of jointly coming together in combating terrorism, noting extremism as a struggle facing African nations.
The Kenya’s president acknowledged the challenge of extremists in countries like Nigeria, Niger, Cameroon and Mali saying they face the same terror threats as Kenya.
President Kenyatta called on Africa nations to cooperate with each other, African Union to exchange intelligence information with other stakeholders.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on her part lauded Kenya’s effort battling Al-Shabaab militants in neighbouring Somalia.
President Kenyatta's visit to Berlin comes as European countries try to renew relations with Africa.