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Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 906917, tabled on 6 January 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps his Department is taking to strengthen military co-operation with Nigeria.

Answered on

12 January 2015

The UK along with other international partners, is providing military, intelligence and development support to assist Nigeria in its efforts to tackle the terrorist activities of Boko Haram and address the root causes of instability. The substantial package of UK assistance includes increased training and capacity building for the Nigerian Armed Forces, and surveillance and intelligence support.

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