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Kenya's Kenyatta says rejects war crimes charges

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Posted: Jan 23, 2012 11:14 AM
Kenya's Kenyatta says rejects war crimes charges

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan finance minister and presidential hopeful Uhuru Kenyatta said Monday he was innocent of charges leveled against him by the International Criminal Court of crimes against humanity in 2007/8 post-election violence.

"I would like to reiterate before the people of Kenya and before the entire world ... that I am innocent of all the accusations that have been leveled against me," Kenyatta said in a statement on his Facebook page.

(Writing by Yara Bayoumy; Editing by James Macharia and David Stamp)