Niger people stand against French soldiers
Near the French military base in Niamey, the capital of Niger, a lorry stopped by the pro-military administration supporters was emptied on the allegation that it was bringing drinking water to the French soldiers. The crowd, which also damaged the vehicle, wants the French soldiers in Niger to leave the country as soon as possible.
Macron announces 'bad news' on Niger
French President Emmanuel Macron stated that Sylvain Itte, Ambassador to Niamey, who was given 48 hours by the military junta in Niger to leave the country, was ‘taken hostage’ in Niger. The exact whereabouts of Ambassador Itte, who is in Niger territory, is unknown.