VP Biden, wife, to travel next month to Egypt, Kenya and South Africa, attend World CupBy AP
Thursday, May 20, 2010
Bidens to travel to Egypt, Kenya, South Africa
WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, are traveling to Egypt, Kenya and South Africa early next month to meet with those country’s leaders and represent the United States at soccer’s World Cup.
The White House announced the trip Thursday.
Biden will meet in Egypt with President Hosni Mubarak, and in Kenya with President Mwai Kibaki and Prime Minister Raila Odinga. Discussions in Kenya will address issues of regional stability including Sudan and Somalia.
In South Africa, Biden will meet with that country’s leaders and attend the opening ceremony of the World Cup as well as the U.S. men’s team’s first game.
The trip is set for the week of June 7.
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