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Jonathan to meet with British,
French leaders

News Agency of Nigeria, by Staff

Original Article

Posted By:BuckeyeRon, 2/6/2013 8:29:48 AM

President Goodluck Jonathan last night left Abuja for a three nation visit that will take him to Britain and France after a stopover in Cairo, Egypt.(Snip)He said the two leaders would also discuss issues on enhancement of cooperation between both countries on the war against terrorism. “In Paris, President Jonathan will confer with President Hollande and French Government officials on the ongoing deployment of Nigerian and ECOWAS troops to Mali. “It is to support the current military action against insurgents and terrorists in Northern Mali,’’ he said. Abati said that the president would, on his way to London,

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