Tillerson cancels day's events in Nairobi due to illness
11 Marcha, 2018, 00:37 | Author: Kelly Blake
He however claimed that the United States is not trying to stop African countries from receiving money from China.
The two also discussed a few country-specific issues, including the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where the United States continues to urge the AU to press all parties including the DRC government and the political opposition to work towards December 2018 DRC elections.
"I reiterate our desire for more African nations to apply concrete diplomatic and economic pressure on North Korea", Tillerson said.
He said the "incident is of the past" and that the Africa-U.S. relation was cordial.
"African countries can contribute to [putting pressure on] North Korea", Tillerson said. Mr. Trump's remarks from January are, "an incident of the past", he said.
Speaking at press conference in the capital Narobi, Mr Tillerson also stressed on the U.S. and Kenya's "shared fight against terrorism", referring to Kenyan troops serving in Somalia.
He was due to meet with Ethiopian officials on Thursday afternoon before flying to tiny Djibouti, host to sprawling military bases owned by the U.S, China, Japan, France, and Italy.
Analysts have said Trump has focused mainly on security concerns in Africa at a time when China, Turkey and other nations are ramping up diplomatic and business links.
Earlier, Tillerson announced $533 million in food security assistance for Somalia, South Sudan, Ethiopia and the Lake Chad region.
Tillerson announced the grant, saying it will support safe drinking water programmes, emergency healthcare and hygiene programmes to treat and prevent the spread of disease, and reunification of families separated by conflict. Ethiopia is a prime case study: the total USA direct investment in the country is around $567 million, while Chinese investments amount to about $15 billion, according to the State Department.
He is also billed to visit Nigeria. And he said he was "looking forward to more opportunities to trade" with Kenya.
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