Spotlight | Niger
Lake Chad states quietly mull Niamey's return to counter-insurgent force

Nigerian units based in Niger, in May 2022.
Nigerian units based in Niger, in May 2022. © Michael Kappeler/DPA via Reuters
Discussions among countries bordering Lake Chad are underway about Niger's participation in the military operations of the Multinational Joint Task Force, six months after a coup led to their suspension from its operations. Meanwhile, the EU has unlocked fresh defence funding. [...]
Published on 23.01.2024 at 05:40 GMT Reading time 3 minutes Thibaut Lanchon, Maxime Paszkowiak
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