Niger coup: France suspends all development aid

The French government called for a return to constitutional order

By Reuters

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Photo: AFP File
Photo: AFP File

Published: Sat 29 Jul 2023, 9:03 PM

France has suspended all development aid to Niger with immediate effect, the French Foreign Ministry said in a statement, after a defence council meeting with President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday that followed a military coup in Niger.

In the statement, the French government called for a return to "constitutional order" in Niger, centred around President Mohamed Bazoum.

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