Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

News

Botswana Vows To Support Kenya for the UN Security Council Seat

KENYATTA MOKGWEETSI MASISI
KENYATTA MOKGWEETSI MASISI

President Erick Masisi of Botswana has assured President Uhuru  his country will support Kenya’s quest for a non-permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council. President Masisi who is on a state visit to Kenya says his country trusts Kenya will deliver in the position. He was speaking at a joint press conference at State House, Nairobi. The two presidents held a four hour meeting on how to strengthen bilateral ties between Botswana and Kenya.

“I want to assure the President and the people of Kenya that Botswana will be voting for you. We trust you with our issues that will be brought before the UN Security Council. When our turn comes, we hope you will also support us,”  Masisi said.

On his part, President Uhuru  promised  Kenya will return the favor when the Southern Africa nation will be seeking the same position.There will be two seats up for grabs for Africa and for Kenya to win it must garner a two-thirds majority.

International campaigns for the powerful UNSC have been ongoing within Africa ahead of elections in September during the 74th session of United Nations General Assembly.Foreign Affairs CS Monica Juma said she was confident Kenya will get support from her peers.

“We are doing well and getting support from our friends. I will be updating the country on the progress made so far next week,” she said.

Subscribe to watch latests videos
Click to comment

You May Also Like

News

(KDRTV) – Lawrence Warunge, the 22 year old suspect in the murder of five people in Kiambu early this month, allegedly ate supper and...

News

(KDRTV) – Two schools in Bungoma County have closed indefinitely following student unrest over the weekend. Students at Chesamisi High school went on rampage...

News

(KDRTV) – Murang’a Senator Irungu Kangata would have lost his lucrative house Majority Whip position but for his friends in Tanga Tanga. The Lawmaker...

News

(KDRTV) – Anyone interested in flying the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) presidential ticket in 2022 elections must pay a  non refundable Ksh 1 million...