Bidens welcome Kenyan president and wife for State Dinner

24 May 2024
2024-05-24 10:21

US President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden on Thursday hosted Kenyan President William Ruto and First Lady Rachel Ruto outside the White House for a State Dinner.

Rolling out the red carpet with a gala dinner and an Oval Office meeting, Biden matched ceremony with a string of deals on security, climate and debt for the first African leader to receive a Washington state visit in 15 years. Biden also thanked Kenya for agreeing to lead an upcoming international police mission to Haiti. And, Ruto said that Kenya and Africa have a strong and committed friend.

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