US President Joe Biden has discussed the crisis in Ethiopia’s Tigray region with President Uhuru Kenyatta.
Through a phone call ,the two leaders discussed the “deteriorating humanitarian and human rights crises” in Tigray,after the invasion of Ethiopian forces.
They also spoke on the “need to prevent further loss of life and ensure humanitarian access in the region”.
Tigray has been hit by conflict since November between Ethiopian-led troops and forces allied with the region’s ousted ruling party, the Tigray People’s Liberation Front .
Thousands of people are reported to have been killed, and about two million have been internally displaced.
The International Committee of the Red Cross has warned that the need for humanitarian aid was overwhelming.
The White House said that President Biden emphasized the US’s commitment to working with Kenya to support regional peace and security.