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Military intervention increasingly unlikely in Niger

Issue 490 - 10 Sep 2023 - By Marc Howard | 1 minute read

The prospect of military intervention by other countries in the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) to reverse Niger’s July coup seems to be receding. The bloc’s commissioner for political affairs, peace and security Abdel-Fatau Musah said on 6 September it had set no deadline for military action and was emphasising diplomacy.

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