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Rubio, Baldwin Introduce Resolution Condemning Boko Haram on 5th Anniversary of Chibok Schoolgirls Kidnapping

Apr 11, 2019 | Press Releases

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL)  and Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) introduced a bipartisan resolution condemning Boko Haram and calling on the governments of the United States and Nigeria to swiftly implement measures to defeat the terrorist organization. April 14, 2019, marks the fifth anniversary of when more than 200 young women were kidnapped from their school in Chibok, Nigeria, Many of are still missing or being held captive.

The resolution acknowledges the efforts of the United States Government to defeat Boko Haram through development and security partnerships with Nigeria and other regional partners, and calls on the Department of State and the Department of Defense to rapidly implement a five-year regional strategy to address the grievous threat posed by Boko Haram and other violent extremist organizations.

The full text of the resolution can be found here.