NIGER Defence Issue dated 05/05/2021

Bazoum turns to Eastern Europe to beef up his air force

Niger's President Mohamed Bazoum.
Niger's President Mohamed Bazoum. © Tagaza Djibo/EPA/Newscom/MaxPPP
Barely elected as Niger's new president, Mohamed Bazoum wants to acquire a new attack helicopter for the air force. He intends to pursue other acquisitions in Eastern Europe, despite accusations of irregularities in contracts concluded in recent years with Ukrainian and Russian companies. [...] (269 words)
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