Kenya’s President William Ruto urges end to war in Ukraine
29 March 2023 | 7:02 am
The Kenyan leader is on a visit to Germany and he called on China to encourage Putin to end the war in Urkaine. He also downplayed the anti-government protests rocking the East African nation as an opposition ploy.
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