President Uhuru Kenyatta was in the Kingdom of Jordan where he attended a summit which focused on combating terrorism and radicalisation.
President Kenyatta, who flew to the country on Monday evening, attended The Horn of Africa Coordination Meeting at the city of Aqaba, Jordan, that kicked off on Sunday.
The meeting focused on how to confront the threat of terrorism facing the Horn of Africa.
In addition to the meeting, the President and three other regional leaders also held a closed-door meeting with King Abdullah II of Jordan.
The meeting is part of efforts to strengthen coordination between regional and international partners in the fight geared towards combating terrorism and also putting in place other efforts against extremism and terror.
The security meetings are in line with increased threats accrued to radicalization in religion that lead to violence and loss of many innocent lives in African countries including Kenya.
President Kenyatta expressed Kenya’s commitment to continue with its military intervention in Somalia to support the Federal Government of Somalia to weaken terrorist networks that pose threats to the two countries and the whole region.
On Saturday, the President attended the fourth Tana High-Level Forum on Security in Africa at Bahr Dar, Ethiopia, which was attended by more than 200 participants including Heads of State and was dedicated to finding African solutions for Africa’s security challengesin combating terrorism.