German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Monday, November 20, 2023, pledged to support Kenya’s mission to fight criminal gangs in Haiti.
President William Ruto said Scholz made the commitment during their meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Compact with Africa (CwA).
According to the Head of State, the head of the German government also pledged to support peace initiatives in the Horn of Africa.
“Kenya and Germany share strong historic ties and considerable interests, especially in trade, investment, environmental conservation and industrial promotion. We will build on these relations to benefit our people.
“On the sidelines of the “G20 Compact with Africa” conference in Berlin, held talks with Chancellor of Germany Olaf Scholz who pledged to support of Kenya’s mission to Haiti and peace in the Horn of Africa,” President Ruto stated.
President Ruto, however, didn’t disclose the nature of support Germany will offer the Kenyan government in its mission to the troubled Caribbean nation.