Davos, 26 January 2018

President Paul Kagame today met with the United States President Donald J. Trump in Davos, Switzerland.

President Kagame and President Trump reviewed the bilateral relationship, and also discussed issues of interest to the African Union as a whole, including peace and security, counterterrorism, U.S.-Africa trade, and African Union reform.

President Kagame observed that many of the world’s fastest-growing economies are in Africa, and commended President Trump for the United States’ attention to the importance of economic development on the continent.

The two leaders reaffirmed the pre-eminence of mutual understanding and agreed to work together to identify further ways to enhance strategic partnerships.