Biden to Meet With Kenya’s President Amid Crisis in Ethiopia
Biden to Meet With Kenya’s President Amid Escalating Crisis in Neighboring Ethiopia
The two leaders are expected to discuss the situation in the Tigray region in northern Ethiopia, where fighters have been accused of atrocities against civilians.
WASHINGTON — President Biden will meet with President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya on Thursday amid an unfolding humanitarian disaster in neighboring Ethiopia that has prompted calls for the United States to put more resources toward the East African region.
Mr. Biden’s first in-person meeting at the White House as president with the leader of an African nation comes during a crucial time for Kenya, which is contending with a simmering feud with Somalia over its maritime border, a fragile peace in South Sudan and the diplomatic challenge of staving off an accelerating civil …
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