Obama Calls Kidnapping of Nigerian School Girls 'Heartbreaking,' Calls for International Cooperation.

ABC News' Ginger Zee asks President Obama how far the U.S. will go to assist in the rescue effort.
1:06 | 05/06/14

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Transcript for Obama Calls Kidnapping of Nigerian School Girls 'Heartbreaking,' Calls for International Cooperation.
The president I have to ask especially with the events going on now. How far as the US prepared to go when it comes to helping to rescue the -- Nigeria. Well -- party sent in a team to Nigeria. They've accepted or help. -- a combination of military law enforcement. And other agencies who are going in trying to identify where in fact these girls might be and to provide them help. Obviously it's -- heartbreaking situation outrageous situation you've got. One of the worst. Regional or local terrorist organizations and -- -- in Nigeria. They've been killing people ruthlessly for. Many years now and we party -- seeking greater cooperation with the Nigerians this may be. The event that helps to mobilize the entire international community. To finally do something against this horrendous organization that's perpetrated such a terrible crime.

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