Africa – African Union – Mobilization against terrorism (January 30, 2015)

France welcomes the statement by Ms. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission, on the commitment of the African Union and of all African states to the fight against Boko Haram in Nigeria and in neighboring countries, notably in Cameroon, Chad and Niger.

It also welcomes the African Union’s decision to approve the deployment of a Multinational Joint Task Force of up to 7,500 troops from Benin, Cameroon, Nigeria, Niger and Chad.