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VP Boakai condemns terrorism against global security

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Vice President, Joseph Boakai
Vice President, Joseph Boakai

(, 2015)-Vice President, Joseph Boakai, has condemned terrorism and threats against international peace and security.

Vice President Boakai has also called for the encouragement of the rule of law, freedom of speech and of the media, opened political choice, access to justice, and public accountability.

The Liberian Vice President made the statement Wednesday, April 22, 2015 in the Indonesian Capital, Jakarta, when he addressed delegates attending the 10th Anniversary of the New Asia-Africa Strategic Partnership Summit.

The occasion also marks the 60th Anniversary of the Bandung Conference of which Liberia is a founding partner.

During his address, Vice President Boakai said: “Liberia remains unwavering in its commitment to promoting international peace and security, respecting human rights, as well as to fundamental freedom and democracy, among others.”

“Liberia recognizes peace and good governance as core elements of global security and the well-being of all citizens,” he told the world dignitaries and the conference’s delegates.

Vice President Boakai then urged the Bandung Conference to seek support for counter-terrorism on the Asian and African Continents.

“Under the partnership, Liberia encourages transparency revolution in investment policies and plans to allow citizens know how their resources are being managed,” he also said.

Currently, an Indonesian multi-national corporation, Golden Veroleum, is investing in the oil palm industry in Sinoe County.

Golden Veroleum promises to provide over 3,000 jobs when its operations come into full scale.


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