White House defends Biden talks with Kenyan president after Pandora Papers leak

The White House is defending “anti-corruption” President Joe Biden choosing to host Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta for his first in-person Oval Office meeting with an African leader.
Biden will meet with foreign leaders who share U.S. interests because the discussions also provide him with an opportunity to express concerns, said senior administration aides Thursday.
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Kenyatta was outed in the Pandora Papers dump this month for holding roughly $30 million in secret offshore accounts with his family. In total, 330 current and former officials were caught up in the leak of 12 million documents and files to reporters around the world.
“The United States, through various departments and agencies on the ground and our embassy in Nairobi, have and will continue to build off of our current efforts with the Kenyans to bring additional transparency and accountability to domestic …

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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