Uhuru and Kabila hold talks
18 July 2013, 16:13
Kinshasa - President Uhuru Kenyatta has held talks with Democratic Republic of Congo leader Joseph Kabila in Kinshasa.
The talks focused on matters of mutual interest at the bilateral and regional level.
During Thursday's meeting, the two leaders followed up on issues that were discussed during President Kabila's brief visit to Kenya shortly after the inauguration of President Kenyatta.
The two leaders underlined the need to fast-track diplomatic engagement as well as agreements necessary to enhance cooperation and facilitate trade and investment between the two countries.
Towards this end, the two leaders directed their respective ministers of Foreign Affairs to begin consultations.
The leaders noted that the exchange of mutual visits will further cement relations between the two countries.
President Kenyatta invited President Kabila to make an official visit to Kenya.
The President is accompanied by Cabinet Secretaries Amina Mohammed (Foreign Affairs) and James Macharia (Health), among other senior government officials.
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