President Barack Obama says the United States and Kenya stand united in the face of terrorism.
Speaking Saturday after meeting with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta outside the State House in Nairobi Saturday, Obama said there has been extensive and effective counterterrorism coordination between the U.S. and Kenya, primarily in dealing with al-Shabab.
Obama also thanked Kenya for taking in Somali refugees displaced by the fighting.
He said Kenya has a determined, active feisty press, which he said helps make a nation stronger. Mr. Obama said the U.S. is working with Kenya to confront threats to its prosperity, and he commended Kenyatta for committing to root out corruption and increase transparency. READ MORE OF THIS STORY