Nigeria
Nigeria

LAGOS — France on Wednesday pledged to synergize with Nigerian on intelligence gathering to fight terrorism, said a French intelligence official.

Nigeria
Nigeria

Director of Military Intelligence, Christophe Gomert, said in Abuja when he visited Nigeria’s Chief of Defense Intelligence, Monday Morgan, that his visit was a fallout of the coordinated attacks on Paris by the terror group ISIS. (Nigeria-France-Cooperation)
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WASHINGTON — Commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan John Campbell said on Wednesday that a deadly U.S. airstrike on an Afghan hospital last month was “caused primarily by human error,” admitting that some members of U.S. forces involved in the incident did not follow the rules of engagement.

“The medical facility was misidentified as a target by U.S. personnel who believed they were striking a different building several hundred meters away where there were reports of combatants,” said Campbell in a Pentagon briefing from Afghanistan. (US-Afghanistan-Hospital)
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BRUSSELS — The European Union (EU) foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini here on Wednesday held a phone conversation with the Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov about the downing of a Russian jet plane.

Mogherini conveyed to Lavrov her condolences for the soldier killed on Tuesday, and also underlined the importance to join forces and to coordinate the efforts in the fight against Daesh (the Islamic State). (EU-Russia-Warplane)
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ANKARA — Turkey had no knowledge that it was a Russian warplane when it was being warned on Tuesday, Turkish Armed Forces said on Wednesday.
Turkish military invited Russian military attaches in Ankara on Tuesday and Wednesday and informed about the downing of the Russian Su-24 warplane.
Turkish military said in a statement that it implemented its rule of engagement after the Russian jet ignored warnings that were made ten times by Turkish side. (Turkey-Russia-Warplane)

Source: Xinhua

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