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Kenya, FBI partner on first anti-terror task force outside US

Kenya has been chosen as the site for the first US-funded Joint Terrorism Task Force to be located outside the United States, the State Department announced on Monday.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is a partner in this initiative to build the investigative capacity of a country “on the frontlines of terrorism,” the State Department said.

TRADE DEAL

The announcement follows President Uhuru Kenyatta’s meeting with President Donald Trump at White House last week.

The two leaders’ discussion had focused on another prestigious designation of Kenya as the first sub-Saharan country to begin negotiations on a bilateral trade deal with the United States.

In Summary

  • The announcement follows President Uhuru Kenyatta’s meeting with President Donald Trump at White House last week.

  • Upon completion of the course, the Kenyan officers will return home, where they will be assisted by an FBI Special Agent mentor,