Iran offers to help Nigeria fight Boko Haram

Iranian government has announced its willingness to use its
expertise and experience in fighting  terror groups, ISIS and Al-Qaeda
in their country to help fight Nigeria’s terror group, Boko Haram.

Speaking at the ongoing 4th Assembly of the African Union (AU) Heads
of State and Government in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia today Jan. 31st, the
Iranian Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister, Amir Hossein Abdollohian their
country is willing to help Nigeria and Somalia in combating terrorism.

“Boko Haram in Nigeria and Al-Shabaab in
the Horn of Africa are similar with Al-Qaeda and ISIS in parts of the
Middle East using similar methods of operations to cause havoc to the
people of the two regions. Iran is therefore willing to use its
experience in dealing with terror groups to assist in combatting these
groups in Africa.” he said

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