The Russian foreign Ministry strongly condemns the crimes of armed groups in Nigeria that resulted in human casualties and the destabilization of the socio-economic situation in the North-East of the country, said the Russian foreign Ministry.
In the period from 9 to 13 June in the North-East of Nigeria has witnessed a number of terrorist attacks against Nigerian military personnel of the armed forces and the local population. Victims of attacks were more than 120 civilians and the Nigerian military, many were injured.
The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky has signed decrees on the appointment of the Ambassador of Ukraine in Tajikistan Basil Serwatka Ambassador to Afghanistan concurrently, as well as the dismissal of Ambassador to Indonesia Vladimir Pahila and Ambassador in Libya, Chad and Tunisia, Nikolay Nagorny, the corresponding decree published on the website of the President.
"To appoint extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Ukraine in the Republic of Tajikistan of Serwatka Vasily Nikolaevich, Ambassador extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan part-time", - stated in the text of the decree.
More than 60 people were killed in two attacks by militants in the northeast Nigeria on Saturday, Reuters reported citing local residents.
Militants armed with heavy weapons, including rocket-propelled grenades killed at least 20 soldiers and 40 civilians. the Attacks occurred in areas Nganzi and Monguno in Borno state. According to eyewitnesses, hundreds of residents suffered.
Unknown armed bandits have made an attack in several villages North-West of Nigeria, at least 60 people were killed, informs Agency France Presse with reference to physicians.
It is reported that the attack occurred on Wednesday in the state of Sokoto.