In Pictures, Secretary Antony J. Blinken’s official visit to Kenya in November 2021

Blinken met with President Uhuru Kenyatta and Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs Ambassador Raychelle Omamo to discuss the partnership between the governments of the United States and Kenya.  

United States Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken was on an official visit to Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, between November 17 and November 18, 2021, to strengthen ties with the East African nation, address regional challenges, including the crises in Ethiopia, Sudan and Somalia, and reinforce President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s mantra that “America is back” and “diplomacy is back.”

Blinken met with President Uhuru Kenyatta and Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs Ambassador Raychelle Omamo to discuss the partnership between the governments of the United States and Kenya.  

Here are some of the pictures taken during the visit.

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken arrives in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha 
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken arrives in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken lays a wreath at the August 7 Memorial, in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha 
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken lays a wreath at the August 7 Memorial, in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken tours the August 7 Memorial, in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha 
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken tours the August 7 Memorial, in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha
U.S. Secratary of State Antony J. Blinken announces new partnership in Nairobi, Kenya, with The Walt Disney Company to launch National Geographic Kids Africa, Wednesday, November 17, 2021. 
U.S. Secratary of State Antony J. Blinken announces new partnership in Nairobi, Kenya, with The Walt Disney Company to launch National Geographic Kids Africa, Wednesday, November 17, 2021.
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken participates in the U.S.-Kenya Strategic Dialogue with Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs Raychelle Omamo, in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha 
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken participates in the U.S.-Kenya Strategic Dialogue with Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs Raychelle Omamo, in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken participates in the U.S.-Kenya Strategic Dialogue with Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs Raychelle Omamo, in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha/ 
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken participates in the U.S.-Kenya Strategic Dialogue with Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs Raychelle Omamo, in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha/
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken tours the August 7 Memorial, in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha/  
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken tours the August 7 Memorial, in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha/
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken meets with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Cabinet Secretaries, in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha 
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken meets with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Cabinet Secretaries, in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken meets with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Cabinet Secretaries, in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha/ 
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken meets with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Cabinet Secretaries, in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha/
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken participates in a Civil Society Roundtable, in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha/ 
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken participates in a Civil Society Roundtable, in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha/
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken meets with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Cabinet Secretaries, in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha 
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken meets with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Cabinet Secretaries, in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken participates in a Civil Society Roundtable, in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha 
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken participates in a Civil Society Roundtable, in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken arrives in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha 
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken arrives in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken tours the August 7 Memorial, in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha 
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken tours the August 7 Memorial, in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken tours the August 7 Memorial, in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha 
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken tours the August 7 Memorial, in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken lays a wreath at the August 7 Memorial, in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha 
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken lays a wreath at the August 7 Memorial, in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken participates in the U.S.-Kenya Strategic Dialogue with Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs Raychelle Omamo, in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha 
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken participates in the U.S.-Kenya Strategic Dialogue with Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs Raychelle Omamo, in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha
United States Secretary Antony J. Blinken makes remarks to Mission Kenya Staff in Nairobi, Kenya, on Thursday, November 18, 2021 
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken participates in a Civil Society Roundtable, in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha 
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken participates in a Civil Society Roundtable, in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken participates in a Civil Society Roundtable, in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha 
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken participates in a Civil Society Roundtable, in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha
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United States Secretary Antony J. Blinken makes remarks to Mission Kenya Staff in Nairobi, Kenya, on Thursday, November 18, 2021 
United States Secretary Antony J. Blinken makes remarks to Mission Kenya Staff in Nairobi, Kenya, on Thursday, November 18, 2021
United States Secretary Antony J. Blinken makes remarks to Mission Kenya Staff in Nairobi, Kenya, on Thursday, November 18, 2021 
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken arrives in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha 
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken arrives in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 17, 2021. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha
United States Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken departs Nairobi, Kenya, on Thursday, November 18, 2021. 
United States Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken departs Nairobi, Kenya, on Thursday, November 18, 2021.
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