domingo, 18 de maio de 2014

Africa and West declare "war" to Boko Haram

Representatives of the United Kingdom and the United States, the French President and five African heads of State of the region have adopted a joint action plan to fight against the radical Islamist group Boko Haram.

The plan provides for "the coordination of intelligence, the exchange of information, the centralization of resources, the monitoring of borders, a military presence around Lake Chad and intervention capacity in case of danger," explained Francois Hollande before ensure that "France does not need to send military units" because "they are already in the region".

Nigeria's President pledged to be "fully engaged" in finding girls and warned that the "Boko Haram is no longer the local terrorist group with some religious feelings that began in Nigeria between 2002 and 2009. As of 2009, became and acts clearly as an organization of Al-Qaeda. Can be described as Al-Qaeda in West and Central Africa, "said Goodluck Jonathan.

The meeting was also attended by the Presidents of Benin, Niger and Chad.

Nigeria has accepted aid from the United States, United Kingdom and France in efforts to find the more than 200 teenagers abducted by Boko Haram, which promises enslaves them and sell them on the market "because it considers that" Western education is a sin ".

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