Israel seek Global Action to End Boko Haram, Establishes Nigeria-Israel Parliamentary GroupFeatured, Latest News, News Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
Ayodele Afolabi, Abuja – Israel says it is solidly behind Nigeria’s ongoing efforts to rout the Boko Haram insurgents before the end of the year.
A statement issued by the Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs to Speaker Yakubu Dogara, Mr. Turaki Hassan, said the Speaker of Israel’s parliament Knesset Mr. Yuli-Yoel Edelstein who disclosed this during a meeting with Hon. Dogara on the sidelines of the ongoing Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly in New York, said the world must unite to fight terrorism.
Speaker Dogara had solicited for Israel’s support to Nigeria to help end Boko Haram and other security challenges, in addition to attracting investment in agriculture, solid minerals, energy and tourism.
Dogara also called for the establishment of Nigeria-Israel parliamentary friendship group to help deepen bilateral relationship between the two countries.
Responding, Mr. Edelstein, said Israel will continue to support Nigeria’s fight against terrorism as according to him, there must be global action against terrorists.
Mr. Edelstein said terrorism is a threat to all nations and as such the world must unite to fight it saying, “we must unite to fight terrorism and not to divide them into their terrorist and our terrorists.”
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