Chad Sending Troops to Help Cameroon Fight Boko Haram

January 16, 2015 9:19 AM

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Cameroon announced Chad has agreed to send weapons and soldiers to help in the fight against the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram. Chad’s offer comes after Cameroon President Paul Biya called for international help to combat the Islamist militant group.

Cameroon government spokesman Issa Tchiroma Bakari said the agreement came after a series of meetings between Chad President Idriss Deby Itno, Cameroon President Paul Biya and top military officials.

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