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Kenyan president: Trade talks with U.S. delayed so AfCFTA could be implemented

June 18, 2020 at 11:01 AM
Trade negotiations between Kenya and the U.S. were delayed by a few weeks to align with the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Thursday. The U.S. and Kenya were cleared to begin talks this month after the U.S. on May 22 released its negotiating objectives for a potential bilateral deal. But Kenyatta, during a June 18 webinar hosted by the Atlantic Council, said the reason the talks with Washington were pushed to...

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