UN backs Kenya's stand on closure of Dadaab refugee camp

President Uhuru Kenyatta with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the sidelines of the European Development Days 2016 in Brussels, Belgium, on June 15, 2016. PHOTO | PSCU

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  • Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed says President Uhuru Kenyatta and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon agreed to ensure refugees are treated with dignity.

The United Nations (UN) has finally bowed to Kenya’s firm stand on closing the Dadaab camp and pledged to seek funds to ensure the refugees are repatriated safely.

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