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Kenya: Politics and Government

Volume 474: debated on Wednesday 2 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what reports he has received of the vote in Kenya’s parliament on 18 March, unanimously approving the power-sharing agreement between Mr. Odinga and Mr. Kibaki; and if he will make a statement. (196915)

The Government welcomed the power-sharing agreement signed by President Kibaki and Prime Minister-designate, Raila Odinga, on 28 February. The constitutional reforms passed unanimously on 18 March to enshrine the agreement in law. It is important that Kenya’s leaders display the leadership, patience and tolerance necessary to ensure that the agreement is implemented in full.