Nigeria and Russia Sign Defence Agreement
The Russian federation has agreed to cooperate with Nigeria in its fight against terrorism and insurgency in Nigeria and Lake Chad basin region. The assurance was made today by the Russian Defence Minister General Sergei Shoigu during a bilateral talks with the Nigerian Defence Minister Mansur Dan-Ali in Moscow. The Russian Defence Minister expressed satisfaction with the effort of the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration to make Nigeria and the region safer.
The Minister of Defence Mansur Dan-Ali thanked Russian federation for its support particularly in procurement of military platforms and training needs.
During the visit the two Ministers signed a bilateral agreement on military cooperation and training agreement.
The Nigeria’s Defence Minister also inspected some Military platforms at Military technical exhibition pavilion in Moscow.
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