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Statement by Press Secretary Clark Stevens on Secretary Napolitano's Upcoming Visit to Nigeria

Release Date: 
April 6, 2010

For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
Contact: 202-282-8010

“Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will travel to Abuja, Nigeria, on April 11 at the invitation of the Nigerian government to meet with her African counterparts and officials from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to discuss ways to bolster global aviation security. This will be the fourth in a series of major international meetings hosted by ICAO member states in which Secretary Napolitano will participate to build consensus on strengthening global aviation security and determining specific steps which nations can take individually and collectively to protect all passengers from threats of terrorism. More details on the trip will be released once they are finalized.”


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