The Star (Nairobi)

6 February 2013

Kenya: Uhuru, Ruto Welcome Obama Stance On Polls

Photo: Tami Hultman/AllAfrica
Johnnie Carson, assistant secretary of state for African affairs

Jubilee leader presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta and his running mate William Ruto last evening welcomed the statement by US President Barrack Obama that Kenyans should be left to decide on their next president in the coming elections.

The two who are facing charges at the International Criminal Court also said the statement by Obama has all along be their position. They said they were impressed that the US government has undertaken to accept the results of the elections.

Uhuru and Ruto also maintained that they have never received any travel ban from any foreign country as a result of the ICC case. Uhuru said a Jubilee government will have a cordial relationship with any nation willing to work with it.

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