Search

 

Cablegate: Nigeria: Burkina Faso Tsctp Demarche Delivered

VZCZCXRO7560
PP RUEHMA RUEHPA
DE RUEHUJA #2204 3151419
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 101419Z NOV 08
FM AMEMBASSY ABUJA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 4399
INFO RUEHZK/ECOWAS COLLECTIVE
RUEHSA/AMEMBASSY PRETORIA 1486
RUEHYD/AMEMBASSY YAOUNDE 0473
RUEHOS/AMCONSUL LAGOS 0232
RHMFISS/HQ USAFRICOM STUTTGART GE
RHEBAAA/DEPT OF ENERGY WASHDC
RHEHNSC/NSC WASHINGTON DC
RUEAIIA/CIA WASHINGTON DC
RUEKDIA/DIA WASHDC
RHMFISS/HQ USEUCOM VAIHINGEN GE
RUZEJAA/JAC MOLESWORTH RAF MOLESWORTH UK

UNCLAS ABUJA 002204

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR AF/W, INR/AA

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PGOV PREL PTER XA XI NI
SUBJECT: NIGERIA: BURKINA FASO TSCTP DEMARCHE DELIVERED

REF: STATE 115500

1. (U) PolOff delivered reftel demarche concerning the
admission of Burkina Faso to the Trans-Sahara
Counterterrorism Partnership (TSCTP) to Dr. Olawale Maiyegun,
Deputy Director of the Second United Nations Division of the
Nigerian Ministry of Foreign Affairs' Bureau of International
Organizations. Maiyegun is the MFA's point person on
terrorism and its representative on the National Focal Point
on Terrorism, a Nigerian interagency working group for
counterterrorism matters. Maiyegun said that he saw no
reason to oppose Burkina Faso's membership in the TSCTP. He
offered no additional input on how most effectively to
integrate Burkina Faso into the partnership.
Sanders

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
World Headlines

 



UN: Bachelet Calls On Mexico To Step Up Efforts As Tragic Milestone Reached Of More Than 100,000 Disappearances

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Tuesday called on the Mexican authorities to step up efforts to ensure truth and justice for victims of disappearances, who now number more than 100,000, according to official data... More>>


ADC: Statement On The Assassination Of Shireen Abu Akleh

Early this morning in Jenin, Occupied Palestine, revered Palestinian voice Shireen Abu Akleh, a Palestinian American journalist for Al Jazeera, was assassinated by Israeli Occupation Forces snipers...
More>>



Ukraine: UN Rights Office Probe Spotlights Harrowing Plight Of Civilians

Almost 76 days since Russia invaded Ukraine, countless civilians remain caught up in the horror and destruction of war, UN rights investigators said on Tuesday... More>>



Access Now: Elon Musk’s Twitter Buyout Must Not Come At The Expense Of Human Rights

Following today’s announcement that Elon Musk will acquire complete ownership of Twitter in a cash sale of around 44 billion USD, pending shareholder approval, Access Now urges Twitter’s Board, employees, and shareholders... More>>



UN: Biodiversity And Ecosystem Protection Highlighted On Mother Earth Day

Marking International Mother Earth Day, UN General Assembly President Abdulla Shahid urged on Friday, for collective action to safeguard biodiversity and protect ecosystems... More>>

Ukraine: Hundreds More Reach Safety After Fleeing Besieged Mariupol
In Ukraine, humanitarians said on Wednesday that hundreds of people have managed to reach safety after fleeing Mariupol, where there’s also been condemnation for the killing of Lithuanian filmmaker Mantas Kvedaravicius... More>>