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Monday, March 12, 2012

France Speaks On Two Europeans Killed in Nigeria


Christopher McManus, the British hostage killed in Nigeria. The photograph has been chosen by the family for use by the media. Photograph: handout
Photo Credit: The Guardian of UK.


Franco Lamolinara and his British colleague Chris McManus were found dead on Thursday. Photograph: laprovinciadisondrio.it
Photo Credit: The Guardian of UK.


Nigeria - Death of a British and an Italian national (12 March 2012)


PARIS, March 12 2012/African Press Organization (APO) / - Alain Juppé, Minister of State, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, expressed in two letters addressed today to the British and Italian counterparts, the emotion of France following the murder of two of their nationals in Nigeria Thursday, March 8.

He urged them to pass the victims' families his condolences on behalf of France.

This drama illustrates again the need for collective action and determined to fight against terrorism in all its forms.


Source: France - Ministry of Foreign Affairs


Italy and Britain in a Row Over Hostage Raid




The Italian government says it wasn't informed about Britain's failed rescue attempt in Nigeria. British and Italian hostages died in the raid.

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