The President of the Republic of Kenya, His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta has called on the international community to lift sanctions against Zimbabwe.


Addressing the members of the media fraternity on Wednesday, Kenyatta stated that the  restrictions are hurting the southern African Nation.

Kenyatta further  termed the sanctions as illegal and assured Zimbabwe of Kenya’s continued advocacy to ensure that the restrictions are lifted.


“This we consider being unfair for these hardships were artificially created and we continue to call on the international community to remove these illegal sanctions,” President Uhuru said.


Kenyatta slammed the International community while hosting the President of Zimbabwe His Excellency Emmerson Mnangagwa.


During the visit, the two countries signed bilateral agreements, which include Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) on political and diplomatic consultations, tourism and wildlife conservation, and civil aircraft accidents and serious incidents investigations.


Other MoU signed were on women empowerment and community development, youth affairs, cooperatives and sports, and recreation activities.


“This MoU will go a long way in realizing this important development agenda. It seeks to promote a closer working relationship between our two countries in achieving the shared vision of women empowerment and community development, and also facilitate the sharing of knowledge, strategies and technology for our women,” Uhuru said.