President Farmajo and Uhuru kenyatta. The two have failed to agree on location of oil blocks President Uhuru Kenyatta has intensified his campaign in a bid to win a seat at the United Nation's Security Council.
The president has been leading a charm offensive in various countries as the nation seeks to secure a seat at the Council. The push comes at a time when the border row between Kenya and Somalia has escalated.
The Jubilee government has reportedly spent Sh190 million for foreign trips as it seeks for a slot in the council to strengthen its status.
President Kenyatta urged the leaders, under the Caribbean Community (CARRICOM) and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECC), to support Kenya in the bid to secure the seat.
Kenya wants to be given the position for the period of 2021 to 2022.
"Kenya's candidature is informed by the critical role the UN Security Council plays in the maintenance of international peace and security," President Kenyatta said as quoted by Nation.
The support from the nations will make the country better placed to secure the seat.
Read the original article on Dalsan Radio.
AllAfrica publishes around 600 reports a day from more than 150 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.
Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.
AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa - aggregating, producing and distributing 600 news and information items daily from over 150 African news organizations and our own reporters to an African and global public. We operate from Cape Town, Dakar, Abuja, Monrovia, Nairobi and Washington DC.