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President weighs in on kidnapped girls in Nigeria

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - President Obama says the immediate priority is finding nearly 300 teenage girls who were kidnapped from their school in Nigeria three weeks ago.

But the president says the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram must also be dealt with.

The April 15th abductions have sparked international outrage.

President Obama says he's glad the Nigerian government is accepting help from the U.S. military and law enforcement advisers.