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Niger junta revokes military accord with United States

Niger ’s  government  announced on Saturday that it was breaking off “with immediate ef fect”  its  military  cooperation agreement with the United States. The  declaration  came  just  a day after a senior US delegation left Niger, following a three-day visit  to  renew  contact  with  the After Pakistan’s attack, Islamic Emirate’s Defense Minister vowes retaliation military junta that ousted the president and moved closer to Russia. The  statement  said the  government had decided to “denounce with immediate effect” the agreement relating to US military and civilian employees of the US Department of Defense inside Niger. It  was  read  out  Satu rday evening on national television. The  United  States  still  stations some 1,000 troops in Niger at  a  desert  drone  base  built at  a cost of $100 million. Movements there  have  been limited since the July 2023 coup and Washington has curbed assistance to the government. US Secretary  of  State Antony  Blinken paid  a  rare  visit to Niger  a  year ago in hopes of shoring up President Mohamed  Bazoum,  a  stalwart ally in Western security efforts against extremists. alarabiya

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The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.