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US offer Kenya law enforcement aid

Smoke rises from the Westgate shopping centre after explosions at the mall in Nairobi. REUTERS/Noor Khamis

Smoke rises from the Westgate shopping centre after explosions at the mall in Nairobi. REUTERS/Noor Khamis

Published Sep 23, 2013

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New York - US President Barack Obama spoke to his Kenyan counterpart Monday and promised him “whatever law enforcement support that is necessary” in the wake of an attack on Nairobi shoppers.

Obama's father was Kenyan, but the US leader has largely kept his distance from President Uhuru Kenyatta, who has been named a suspect in an International Criminal Court probe of Kenyan electoral violence.

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