Haiti mission: What Presidents Joe Biden and William Ruto discussed in phone call

At the same time, Biden praised Ruto for hosting the recently concluded Africa Climate Summit (ACS) where a number of resolutions on climate change were passed, including the Nairobi Declaration.

The US leader also expressed appreciation for the strategic partnership between the two countries which he says is founded on a pursuit of shared solutions to global challenges.

"Biden and Ruto also discussed additional opportunities to promote regional security and mutual prosperity by spurring new investments, jobs, and sustainable growth."

On his part, Ruto, taking to X, expressed his commitment to further bettering the relationship between Nairobi and Washington including expediting the finalisation of a Strategic Trade and Investment Partnership (STIP) agreement.

"This will anchor increased trade, boost manufacturing, create jobs, and spur investment between our nations. We are particularly keen on partnerships in infrastructure, renewable energy, green manufacturing, and empowering Micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs), a key engine in our economic growth," Ruto stated.

The Head of State expressed his optimism that America and Kenya will continue to engage in regional security, conflict resolution, and the fight against terrorism to ensure the Horn of Africa has room to focus on social and economic advancement.