United States Of America Will Assist Nigeria To End Insecurity – Antony Blinken

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…Antony John Blinken, an American diplomat serving as the 71st United States secretary of state since January 26, 2021

The government of the United States under the leadership of President Joe Biden has assured Nigeria of its commitment to supporting the nation’s efforts to counter terrorism, and insecurity, improve health system, and bolster bilateral trade and investment between Nigeria and the United States

The United States Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, made this known via a statement issued on Sunday to felicitate Nigerians on the country’s 62nd Independence Anniversary.

Blinken in the statement said: “On behalf of the United States of America, I extend best wishes to the people of Nigeria on the 62nd anniversary of their independence. The partnership between our two countries is strong and is built on our shared values of democracy, diversity, and a spirit of entrepreneurship.

“The United States is committed to supporting Nigerian efforts to counter terrorism and insecurity, improve health systems, strengthen democratic institutions, promote respect for human rights, and bolster economic growth including through bilateral trade and investment between the United States and Nigeria.

“We stand with Nigeria as a democratic partner in supporting free and fair elections and value Nigeria’s leadership on global and regional issues including the fight to end the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We look forward to expanding our relationship over the coming year and advancing our mutual interests. The United States joins in your celebration and extends our sincerest congratulations.”

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