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Kenya calls U.S. asylum for Obama aunt an embarrassment

August 25, 2010
Tom Odula
8/20/2010

Kenya’s government is unhappy with the impression created by a U.S. court ruling that granted asylum to President Obama’s aunt for saying she could be targeted by members of Kenya’s government if deported, an official said Friday.

Government spokesman Alfred Mutua described the case of Zeituni Onyango as an embarrassment and said the allegations made against Kenya were untrue and unrealistic.

“It has become a habit for Kenyans seeking asylum in other countries to lie. Her case is an embarrassment to this country and President Obama,” Mr. Mutua said. “We are not looking for her. The government does not have any problem with Zeituni Onyango.”

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