John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State, on Monday expressed his satisfaction towards the progress made in reforming Kenya’s electoral commission.
He said this in Nairobi before deliberation with his counterparts from eight African nations on the South Sudan violence and to advance a political transition in Somalia.
Kerry disclosed that U.S. would provide 25 million dollars this year to help prepare for the vote.
The secretary of state urged all parties in Nairobi to resolve any differences through peaceful means before the 2017 elections.
“Let me just emphasise that holding a free and fair, peaceful credible election is a critical step in consolidating Kenya’s democracy.