|US pulls Peace Corps volunteers from Kenya|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
NAIROBI, Kenya The Peace Corps is suspending its programs in Kenya because of security concerns and is pulling more than 50 volunteers out of the country until threat levels decrease, the Peace Corps and State Department said Thursday.
A statement to The Associated Press from the State Department said that the Peace Corps has been closely monitoring the security environment in Kenya ... and has decided to officially suspend the program in Kenya. The Peace Corps will monitor the security situation and determine when volunteers can return, it said.
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