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I'm ready to help Nigeria crush terrorism, religious extremism — Putin

Friday, December 3, 2021

/ by Bobby Adams
Russian President, Vladimir Putin 

Vladimir Putin has assured that Russia would not be left out in the effort to ensure insurgency ends in Nigeria. 

The Russian president made this assurance when he met with the Nigerian Ambassador to Russia, Professor Abdullahi Shehu. 

Professor Shehu during the meeting also extended President Muhammadu Buhari's greetings to the Russian president.

As efforts to fight Boko Haram and all forms of terrorism continues, Russian president, Vladimir Putin, on Thursday, December 2, promised to support Nigeria. 

Daily Trust reports that Putin made the pledge known when he received the Nigerian ambassador to Russia, Professor Abdullahi Shehu, who presented a letter of credence to him at the Grand Kremlin Palace.

He said Russia would do all it can to support Nigeria in combating terrorism and counter religious extremism across the country.

Speaking on the bilateral relationship between Russia and Nigeria, Putin said there would robust dialogue on topical issues that will contribute to global stability.

"Very promising expansion on substantive dialogue on topical issues related to maintaining stability in the world hydrocarbon markets, combating terrorism and countering religious extremism."

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