Warning to Niger's junta
The Herald|August 12, 2023
TENSIONS are escalating between Niger’s new military regime and the West African regional bloc that has ordered the deployment of troops to restore the country’s flailing democracy.
Warning to Niger's junta

The Ecowas bloc said it has directed a “standby force” to restore constitutional order in Niger after its Sunday deadline to reinstate ousted President Mohamed Bazoum expired. 

Hours earlier, two Western officials told AP that Niger’s junta had informed a top US diplomat they would kill Mr Bazoum if neighbouring countries attempted any military intervention to restore his rule.

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