By Azubuike Okeh
ABIDJAN – Cote d’Ivoire’s President, Alassane Ouattara, has renewed calls on governments across the world on the need to strengthen global efforts against terrorism.
Ouattara made the call in Abidjan while speaking to the media after a brief meeting with French
Ambassador to Cote d’Ivoire, Mr Georges Serre.
He said the wind of terrorism across the world required the concerted efforts of nations to tackle.[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”10″]
Ouattara said that Cote d’Ivoire remained committed towards working with other nations to effectively[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”10″]
“Heads of governments around the world need to work closely to ensure effective information sharing [pro_ad_display_adzone id=”10″]
and actions against this scourge,’’ he said.
The president, who condemned the recent attack on a French satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, expressed his country’s condolences to the government and people of France.
He also described the continued attacks on innocent citizens in the northern part of Nigeria by the Boko Haram sect as barbaric and condemnable.
“It is totally wrong to attack and kill people because of their opinions on issues or beliefs, it is totally unacceptable.
“Terrorism should not be left unchecked, it is an enemy to the entire world, we need to collectively rise up against it,’’ he said. (NAN)