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What FG says about the killing of Nigeria soldier in Mali

The Federal Government has criticized in the most grounded term, the assaults on the UN Peace Keepers by unidentified aggressors that prompted the passing of a Nigerian UN peacekeeper in Timbuktu, northern Mali.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said this in an announcement by its Acting Spokesperson, Friday Akpan, on Sunday in Abuja.

The UN Secretary-General, Mr. Antonio Gettress, had said the assaults, which happened in independent episodes in Tessalit and Timbuktu, left four other UN peacekeepers, including another Nigerian harmed.

“As we anticipate further subtleties on the assaults, the Ministry wishes to express its most profound sympathies to the groups of the individuals who lost their lives and ask that God allow them the determination to tolerate the indispensable misfortune.

“While wishing the harmed speedy recuperation, the Ministry likewise wishes to sympathize with the UN Peace Keeping Mission in Mali on the pitiful rate,” it expressed.

The service repeated the Federal Government’s pledge to keep on supporting the UN Peacekeeping Mission in the battle against frailty in the mainland and past.