African leaders agree to adopt new strategy to fight terrorism

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Addis Ababa, 30 June 2014 (WIC) – African leaders have agreed to adopt a new strategy to fight terrorism. 
At the 23rd Ordinary Summit of the AU held in Equatorial Guinea, the leaders have reached on a consensus to weaken terrorism by intensifying cooperation between member states and harmonizing national policies.
The leaders have discussed on a strategy to take strong action on the influx of attacks by armed extremist terrorists from Kenya to Nigeria and Mali. The leaders have promised to design mechanisms to end conflicts.
The union is establishing regional standby forces to address conflicts across the continent.
At the conclusion of the summit, the leaders promised to strengthen African security institutions and augment agricultural productivity