Boko Haram Iran promises to help Nigeria fight terror

This was disclosed by Saeed Omidi, the Consular of the Cultural Consulate of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran on Wednesday, August 18, 2015.

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The sect leader Abubakar Shekau, flanked by his subordinates. play

The sect leader Abubakar Shekau, flanked by his subordinates.

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Iran has promised to support Nigeria in its fight against the terror unleashed by Boko Haram.

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Boko Haram insurgents

 

This was disclosed by Saeed Omidi, the Consular of the Cultural Consulate of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran on Wednesday, August 18, 2015.

People carry a banner with an image of Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau as they protest for the release of the abducted secondary school girls in the remote village of Chibok, along a road in Lagos May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: CRIME LAW CIVIL UNREST POLITICS RELIGION) play People carry a banner with an image of Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau as they protest for the release of the abducted secondary school girls in the remote village of Chibok, along a road in Lagos May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: CRIME LAW CIVIL UNREST POLITICS RELIGION)

 

Omidi also told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that Iran would use its experience on fighting terror to assist Nigeria in to check the activities of terrorists.

The sect leader Abubakar Shekau, flanked by his subordinates. play

The sect leader Abubakar Shekau, flanked by his subordinates.

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He said:

“Iran has been passionate about ending the reign of terrorism anywhere. Iran is currently supporting the Iraqi army in its fight against ISIS, a terrorist organisation that has been reportedly linked to Boko Haram.”

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau play

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau

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“Iran has sent forth a helping hand to Nigeria, promising to help Nigeria in every way possible in her fight against terrorism.”

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau with some of his fighters play

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau with some of his fighters

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Omidi also said that the consulate was planning to hold a seminar in Lagos on the effects of terror and means of putting an end to the “terrible act”.

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