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Boko Haram France offers to host international anti-terror meeting

Buhari has also been invited to an international anti-terror summit in New York on September 28.

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French President, Francois Hollande has offered to host an international meeting on combating Nigerian terrorist sect, Boko Haram.

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

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau with some of his fighters

(AFP)

 

Hollande made the offer on Tuesday, August 25, 2015, during a speech to diplomats, according to AFP.

French President, Francois Hollande play

French President, Francois Hollande

(Reuters/P. Wojazer)

 

“In several days, I will receive the new Nigerian President (Muhammadu) Buhari and I will confirm to him that France is ready to unite all the actors in the fight against Boko Haram,” Hollande said.

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

The sect leader Abubakar Shekau, flanked by his subordinates.

(Sun News)

 

Buhari has also been invited to an international anti-terror summit in New York on September 28.

President Muhammadu Buhari meets with UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon on August 24, 2015. play

President Muhammadu Buhari meets with UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon on August 24, 2015.

(Twitter)

 

The invitation was extended by United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon during an official visit to Nigeria.

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