Annan, Ocampo meet Kenyan leaders

December 1, 2010 12:00 am

, NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 1 – President Mwai Kibaki and the Rt Hon. Prime Minister Raila Odinga on Wednesday morning separately held talks with former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan and International Criminal Court (ICC) Chief Prosecutor Mr Moreno Ocampo at Harambee House.

During the talks, the two leaders and Dr Annan discussed the progress the government and people of Kenya are making in the reform agenda, especially in regard to the National Reconciliation and Peace Accord.

President Kibaki, Prime Minister Odinga and Dr Annan reviewed the progress in the implementation of the constitution that was promulgated on August 27th 2010, and noted that the government was on the right track in its reform agenda and in the implementation of the Constitution.

On his part Dr Annan commended the government and people of Kenya for enacting and promulgating the new Constitution.  He encouraged the country to move ahead and implement the Constitution that holds much promise for the Kenyan people.

Later President Kibaki and Prime Minister Odinga held talks with ICC Prosecutor Mr. Moreno Ocampo.

During the meeting, the Prosecutor briefed the two leaders on the progress he is making on post election investigations in Kenya and the two leaders assured him of the government\’s commitment to supporting the work of the ICC in Kenya.

Dr Annan and Mr Ocampo are in the country to attend the second Kenya National Dialogue and Reconciliation Review meeting that is being hosted by the Kofi Annan Foundation.


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