Benin, Niger
Talon uses CNPC oil as bargaining chip in stand-off with Nigerien junta

Patrice Talon, at the Marina Palace in Cotonou, in July 2022.
Patrice Talon, at the Marina Palace in Cotonou, in July 2022. © Ludovic Marin/AFP
The decision on 6 May to ban Chinese tankers from anchoring in the Beninese port of Sèmè is a sign of the failure of the negotiations that have been taking place between Niamey and Cotonou over the last few months. [...]
Published on 10.05.2024 at 04:40 GMT Reading time 2 minutes

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