Kenya asks U.S. to lift "unfriendly" travel warning


NAIROBI, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Kenya on Sunday asked the U.S.government to lift an advisory warning U.S. citizens over travelto the east African country after the Sept. 21 Nairobi mallattack, calling it "unnecessary" and "unfriendly".

"We believe issuing the travel advisory iscounter-productive in the fight against global terrorism,"Interior Minister Joseph Ole Lenku told a news briefing. "Werequest the United States, as a friend of Kenya, to lift thetravel advisory," he added.

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