Security Updates

On Sunday 30 July, hundreds of coup supporters protested outside of the French embassy in the capital Niamey. Demonstrators chanted anti-French and pro-Russia slogans and threw stones at the embassy. They were dispersed by security forces who used tear gas. The demonstrations have been condemned by France, who has pledged to react strongly to any attack on its nationals or interests. In a statement, President Emmanuel Macron’s office said that “the President will not tolerate any attack against France and its interests,” specifying that it would respond to attacks against French diplomats, armed forces or businesses.">Download PDF Report
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