Terrorism: France commends commission on framework

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Terrorism: France commends commission on framework
Terrorism: France commends commission on framework
ABUJA – France on commended the framework developed at the just concluded Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) to fight terrorism in the member countries.

This is contained in a issued by the Embassy France in and made available to the News Agency (NAN) in Abuja.

The , signed by Mr Georges Vanin, Officer in-Charge Political Affairs and Communication in the embassy, said the framework was a right step in the fight against insurgency.

“France welcomes the commitment made on July 23 in Niamey by the heads of state of , Cameroon, Niger and Chad to contribute to a multinational force.

“This will help to combat the terrorist threat in Nigeria, within the framework of the Lake Chad Basin Commission. [eap_ad_2] “This commitment is in line with the action plan defined at the Paris Summit for in Nigeria on May 17 and the follow-up meeting on in London.

“The summit was aimed at strengthening regional cooperation in the fight against terrorism while ensuring respect for ,” the read in part.

According to the statement, landmark decisions were made during summit to the regional and international efforts on the fight against insurgency.

It added it was also aimed at fighting “all other terrorists and criminals operating within the Lake Chad Basin and the in general”.

“This decision is a positive step forward in the fight against terrorism, while yet another attack yesterday resulted in mass casualties in Kaduna in the northern part of the country.

“We condemn this horrific act and extend our condolences to the victims’ families,” said the statement. (NAN)[eap_ad_3]