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Kenyans, including MPs receive Uhuru Kenyatta outside the International Criminal Court

Wednesday October 8 2014

President Uhuru Kenyatta (right) appears before

President Uhuru Kenyatta (right) appears before the ICC in The Hague on October 8, 2014. AFP PHOTO | PETER DEJONG 

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Dozens of Kenyans, including Members of Parliament, welcomed President Uhuru Kenyatta at the steps of the International Criminal Court on Wednesday.

President Uhuru Kenyatta appears before the
President Uhuru Kenyatta appears before the International Criminal Court in The Hague on October 8, 2014. AFP PHOTO | PETER DEJONG

A crowd of supporters had welcomed the President as he arrived for a status conference at the court.
The crowd, some wearing caps and scarfs in the colours of the Kenyan flag, jostled to greet the President as he arrived at the court.

President Uhuru Kenyatta arrives at the
President Uhuru Kenyatta arrives at the International Criminal Court on October 8, 2014 and gets a hug from Joshua arap Sang, who is on trial at the ICC. PHOTO | JOAN PERERUAN |

Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko was among leaders who were present when President Kenyatta arrived at the ICC.

Supporters of Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta
Supporters of Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta protest in front of the International Criminal Court on October 8, 2014. AFP PHOTO | JAN HENNOP

The President is accompanied for The Hague trip by his wife Margaret and his daughter Ngina.

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta, who accompanied
First Lady Margaret Kenyatta, who accompanied President Uhuru Kenyatta, arrives at the International Criminal Court on October 8, 2014. Kenyatta. PHOTO | JOAN PERERUAN |

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More than 30 MPs have also travelled there to show solidarity with the Kenyan leader.