Buhari Jets Out To France, Britain, To Push For Global Unity Against Terrorism

Source: pointblanknews.com

President Muhammadu Buhari will begin an official visit to France and

Britain  tomorrow ,  Tuesday, February 2, 2016 .
At his first stop in Strasbourg, France, President Buhari will on

Wednesday, February 3 , address a special session of the European Union

Parliament to be attended by members of the executive and legislative arms

of the Union.
The President’s address is expected to focus on terrorism, violent

extremism, corruption, Nigeria and Africa’s current security, economic and

developmental challenges, as well as the need for  greater support from

the European Union and advanced nations for their rapid resolution.

President Buhari will also hold talks with the President of the European

Parliament, Mr. Martin Schulz and the President of the European

Commission, Mr. Jean-Claude Juncker on the same issues before leaving

Strasbourg for London to join other world leaders at the Supporting Syria

and The Region Conference scheduled to open in the British capital on

Thursday, February 4, 2016 .
The President will use the opportunity of his participation in the

conference which is being co-hosted by Britain, Germany, Norway, Kuwait

and the United Nations to continue his push for more global understanding,

collaboration and support for Nigeria and other countries in the

frontlines of the war against terrorism who are striving to overcome  its

very  adverse effects on affected populations.
He is due back in Nigeria at the weekend.
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