Minister Nicholson Condemns Boko Haram’s Latest Terrorist Attacks in Nigeria

OTTAWA, Canada, July 3, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement:

“Canada condemns in the strongest terms Boko Haram’s latest jihadi terrorist attacks in the Nigerian towns of Monguno on June 30 and Maiduguri on July 2.

“On behalf of all Canadians, I offer my sincere condolences to the families and friends of those killed and wish a speedy recovery to the injured.

“Canada listed Boko Haram as a terrorist entity on December 2013. Attacks such as these serve only to strengthen our resolve to fight jihadi terrorism and work toward upholding the fundamental right to religious freedom.”

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