The below is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller:
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with Kenyan Prime Cabinet Secretary and Cabinet Secretary for Foreign and Diaspora Affairs Musalia Mudavadi to congratulate him on his appointment as Foreign Minister. Secretary Blinken expressed appreciation for Kenya’s longstanding strategic partnership with the United States and its significant contributions to global peace and stability. The Secretary thanked Kenya for announcing its intent to lead a multinational security support mission to Haiti, addressing the crisis in Sudan, promoting peace in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, and countering extremism in Somalia. The Secretary reaffirmed our shared democratic values and welcomed the deepening economic partnership between the United States and Kenya to the benefit of Kenyans and Americans alike.