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Museveni, Uhuru Commit To Stronger Ties

Uganda and Kenya’s Presidents, Yoweri Museveni and Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday met and committed themselves to strengthening ties between the two countries.

The two leaders met in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi where Museveni was visiting for an official visit.

“Was in Nairobi, Kenya today on an official visit at the invitation of President Uhuru Kenyatta, who hosted me at State House, Nairobi,” A message on Museveni’s Facebook page reads.

It adds, “We held bilateral talks, also attended by Deputy President William Ruto, where we hailed the strong bilateral relations between our two countries and committed to strengthen the ties even further.”

Museveni revealed that they also discussed the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) among other topics.

“Our discussion also focused on bilateral and regional issues, including progress around the Standard Gauge Railway and Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union,” he said.

Somalia where Ugandan and Kenyan troops are part of AMISOM, was also discussed.

“We also discussed the smooth running of the East African Community Secretariat, regional troops in Somalia and peace initiatives in South Sudan,” Museveni said.

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