Coup backers rally in Niger

Hundreds of individuals rallied in Niger’s capital yesterday in assist of the coup that toppled the democratically elected authorities, as safety issues mounted amongst Western nations.

Demonstrators within the coronary heart of Niamey, some brandishing large Russian flags, chanted anti-French slogans on the demonstration referred to as to mark the anniversary of the west African nation’s 1960 independence from France.

Britain and the US have introduced the pulling again of embassy personnel in Niger as a precaution every week after the internationally condemned toppling of elected President Mohamed Bazoum.

US President Joe Biden demanded Bazoum’s instant launch, calling for the “preservation of Niger’s hard-earned democracy”.

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