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'JF-17 to address security requirements of Nigeria'


While expressing complete satisfaction on the performance of the JF-17 fighter aircraft, Nigerian military leadership on Thursday said that the aircraft, with its unique fighting capabilities, would prove to be a potent platform in addressing the security requirements of Nigeria, the military said in a statement.

This was stated by Chief of Defence Staff Nigerian Armed Forces General Lucky Eluonye Onyenuchea Leo Irabor during a meeting with Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Nadeem Raza in Rawalpindi.

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According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), matters of bilateral defence cooperation including security, military exchanges, training and the prevailing regional environment were discussed during the meeting.

Chief of Defence Staff Nigeria said that these mutually beneficial interactions have deepened the bilateral defence relationship, strengthened the cooperation and enhanced mutual understanding between the two armies.

The chairman JCSC reaffirmed the strong and long-standing bilateral defence relationship between Nigeria and Pakistan.

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The visiting dignitary expressed his complete satisfaction on the performance of JF-17 fighter aircraft, inducted from Pakistan. He also said that the JF-17 aircraft, with its unique fighting capabilities, would prove to be a potent platform in addressing the security requirements of Nigeria, the statement added.

Earlier upon arrival at Joint Staff Headquarters, General Lucky Eluonye Onyenuchea Leo Irabor was presented guard of honour by a smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan armed forces.


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