- The United States of America has announced a partnership with Nigeria to identify sponsors of terrorism in the country
- Mary Leonard, the US Ambassador to Nigeria made the disclosure during a meeting with journalists in Abuja on Monday, August 30
- Leonard explained that in the last two months she had at least three conversations on the particular subject
The US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Leonard made this known on Monday, August 30, during a meeting with journalists in Abuja.
The envoy noted that the partnership is something they are very eager to do, adding that she has had at least three conversations in the last two months on the subject, P.M News added.
While noting that talks were ongoing on the matter, Leonard added that the U..S remains committed to support Nigeria in the fight against insecurity.
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Speaking further, the US ambassador revealed the U.S. government was also devoted to supporting democracy and economic programmes of the government through the embassy.
Terrorism has no boundary, says Lai Mohammed
Earlier, the United States of America and other developed countries were urged to come to the aid of Nigeria in fighting terrorism.
The call was made by Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture. According to him, terrorism has no boundary and no part of the world is safe if it is allowed to thrive.
He argued that global support would go a long way in stamping out the menace. He said this on Friday, August 20, in Washington DC during his ongoing engagement with global media outlets, think tanks and influencers.
Nigeria signs military agreement with Russia, photos emerge
Meanwhile, the Nigerian government has signed a military-technical cooperation agreement with the Russian federation.
A statement released on Wednesday, August 25, by the Nigerian Navy indicates that the minister of defence, Major General Bashir Salihi MAGASHI (Rtd), who was on an official visit to Russia, signed on behalf of Nigeria.
Legit.ng gathers that the director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation, Dmitry Shugaev, signed for the Russian federation.
Source: Legit Newspaper