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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of the President’s Call with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

This afternoon, President Obama spoke by phone with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to express his and the First Lady’s condolences and those of the American people for the lives lost during the heinous terrorist attack in Garissa, Kenya.  The President emphasized his support for the government and people of Kenya as they stand united in the face of these despicable acts.  He reiterated that he looks forward to meeting with President Kenyatta again in Nairobi in July, when the two leaders will discuss how to strengthen counterterrorism cooperation and continue to work together to build a safer and more prosperous future for Kenya and the broader region.