Nigeria: Conflict Prevention:Written question - 163098

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Asked by Chi Onwurah
(Newcastle upon Tyne Central)
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Asked on: 11 July 2018
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Nigeria: Conflict Prevention
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with his French and other European counterparts on the conflict in Nigeria between Fulani herdsmen and farming communities; and what diplomatic steps they are taking to reduce the conflict and protect communities.
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Answered by: Harriett Baldwin
Answered on: 16 July 2018

Officials have discussed this issue with US, French, German and other EU colleagues who share the British Government's deep concern. We continue to raise this issue with the Nigerian Federal and State Government and to call on them to bring the perpetrators of violence to justice and to develop solutions which meet the needs of all communities to prevent further violence.

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