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Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton Announces Partnership with Nigeria

The U.S.-Nigeria Binational Commission is a big step in the right direction in the consummation of the bilateral relations between the United States of America and the Federal Republic of Nigeria

I hope the U.S.-Nigeria Binational Commission will help us in the nation building of a New Nigeria in the leadership of Africa in the comity of nations

~ Ekenyerengozi Michael Chima

Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Alhaji Yayale Ahmed and U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton signing the Framework for the Establishment of a Binational Commission between the Government of the Republic of Nigeria and the Government of the United States of America, in Washington, DC. on Tuesday April 6, 2010.

U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton Announces Partnership with Nigeria

Verbatim: Today, we are taking a concrete step forward that will strengthen and deepen the partnership between our two nations. The Commission will help us work together... I want to assure the Secretary, the Government and the people of Nigeria that President Obama, the Obama Administration and the people of the United States will stand with the Nigerians. (RT 4:00)

The U.S.-Nigeria Binational Commission is a strategic dialogue designed to expand mutual cooperation across a broad range of shared interests. The Commission is a collaborative forum to build partnerships for tangible and measurable progress on issues critical to our shared future. We have agreed that the Commission will operate working groups on Good Governance, Transparency, and Integrity; Energy and Investment; Food Security and Agriculture; and, Niger Delta and Regional Security Cooperation. These working groups will meet in either Washington or Abuja over the coming months.

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7 Apr 2010
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13:01 U.S. - Nigeria Binational Commission

6 Apr 2010

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