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Buhari President to visit France today, September 14

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to spend three days in the French capital, Paris, after being invited by Hollande.

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President Muhammadu Buhari is set to visit France today, September 14, 2015, for talk with French counterpart, Francois Hollande.

President Muhammadu Buhari and French counterpart, Francois Hollande play

President Muhammadu Buhari and French counterpart, Francois Hollande

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Buhari is expected to spend three days in the French capital, Paris, after being invited by Hollande.

President Muhammadu Buhari discusses with French counterpart, Francois Hollande as IMF Managing Director, Christine Lagarde looks on. play

President Muhammadu Buhari discusses with French counterpart, Francois Hollande as IMF Managing Director, Christine Lagarde looks on.

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The Nigerian President will also hold talks with Defence Minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian, Foreign Minister, Laurent Fabius and other senior government figures, according to a statement released by media aide, Femi Adesina.

President Muhammadu Buhari pictured with French counterpart, Francois Hollande, US President, Barack Obama and UK Prime Minister, David Cameron at the 2015 G7 summit. play

President Muhammadu Buhari pictured with French counterpart, Francois Hollande, US President, Barack Obama and UK Prime Minister, David Cameron at the 2015 G7 summit.

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According to the statement, the trip “will focus on the further strengthening and consolidation of ongoing bilateral cooperation between Nigeria and France in the areas of defence, security, trade and investments.”

French President, Francois Hollande play

French President, Francois Hollande

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Hollande has repeatedly promised Nigeria his country’s support for the war against Boko Haram.

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