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US Department of State: Counselor Brechbühl’s Travel to Nigeria
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US Department of State: Counselor Brechbühl’s Travel to Nigeria

WASHINGTON, DC (STL.News) The following is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:? Counselor T. Ulrich Brechbühl visited Abuja, Nigeria from October 19 to October 23. Counselor Brechbühl’s delegation included Assistant Secretary Robert Destro from the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor and Assistant Secretary Dr. Denise Natali from the Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations.  The delegation travelled to Nigeria to raise U.S. government concerns about ongoing violence in Nigeria, human rights, and religious freedom, and to enhance U.S.-Nigerian cooperation in preventing atrocities.  The delegation met with religious leaders, civil society figures, senior police officials, and government leaders, including the Vice President of Nigeria and the Foreign Minister, to i...