Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the international community to unite and forge a stronger worldwide consensus for more effective action against global terrorism.
This is contained in a condolence message to the government and people of Egypt on the recent murder by terrorists of the country's Attorney General, Hesham Barakat, and the killing of about 70 Egyptian soldiers in the Sinai Peninsula.
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Buhari restated his conviction that concerted global action was needed to overcome terrorism in all parts of the world.
He said that having borne the pain of terrorist attacks themselves for many years, Nigerians shared the anguish of Egyptians as they mourned their compatriots who lost their lives in Cairo and the Sinai Peninsula.
While condoling with the government of Egypt and the families of the victims, Buhari reaffirmed Nigeria's commitment to working with other countries facing terrorists' threats to overcome the scourge of violent extremism.
Buhari further noted that no country could afford to be indifferent to the threats of terrorism because of its pervasive and destructive nature.