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OIC Secretary General Condemns Armed Attack On The Nigerian-Niger Border

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OIC Secretary General Condemns Armed Attack on the Nigerian-Niger border

2019-01-02
The Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Dr. Yousef bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen, strongly condemned the attack by a heavily unidentified armed group on the Niger-Nigeria border, on Saturday 29 December 2018, which killed at least ten Nigerian and Niger soldiers and wounded many others.

Dr. Al-Othaimeen denounced the armed attack carried out by armed bandits. He also expressed his deep sympathy and sincere condolences to the families of the victims and to the Governments and peoples of Niger and Nigeria, wishing prompt recovery to the wounded.

The OIC Secretary General reiterated the OIC’s full solidarity with the Nigerian and Niger authorities in their ongoing struggle against terrorism and armed groups on their common border. He called on the international partners to provide further support and strengthen partnership with the two countries to eliminate the threat that terrorist and armed groups continue to pose to regional peace and security.

Source: https://www.oic-oci.org/topic/?t_id=20459&t_ref=11652&lan=en