Nigerian Islamist leader rejects peace talks in video

from Reuters - Thomson Reuters Foundation
Published on 03 Mar 2013 View Original
  • Shekau rejects purported commander's ceasefire declaration

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MAIDUGURI, March 3 (Reuters) - The leader of Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram rejected peace talks with the government in a video on Sunday, distancing himself from a purported commander who declared a ceasefire on behalf of the sect in January.

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