Canada Deeply Concerned by Growing Acts of Terrorism in Nigeria

May 21, 2014 - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today released the following statement:

“Canada is deeply concerned by the alarming spate of terrorist incidents that has been unleashed in various parts of Nigeria.

“Brutal acts of violence, such as today’s deadly attacks on two villages in northeast Nigeria and yesterday’s double bombing in the central city of Jos cannot go unpunished. Those responsible must be held accountable for their actions.

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

“Canada condemns in the strongest possible terms all forms of terrorism, and we stand firmly with the Nigerian people in the face of such threats.”

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