Hillary Clinton: Nigeria Kidnappings Of Girls ‘Act Of Terrorism’

CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton called the kidnapping of nearly 300 girls in Nigeria by an Islamic extremist group an “act of terrorism” and accused the Nigerian government of being “somewhat derelict” in protecting its people.

Clinton, speaking at a philanthropy conference in New York on Wednesday, forcefully urged the Nigerian government to do everything it can to bring the captive girls home safely and accept help from the United States and other nations.

“The seizure of these young women by this radical extremist group, Boko Haram, is abominable, it’s criminal, it’s an act of terrorism and it really merits the fullest response possible, first and foremost by the government of Nigeria,” Clinton said in an interview with ABC News’ Robin Roberts at Philanthropy New York.

The April 15 abduction has generated outrage around the globe and calls for Nigeria to liberate the girls…

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