Niger

Russian military trainers arrive in Niger as relations deteriorate with the US

Russian military trainers arrive in Niger as relations deteriorate with the US

  • The US invested heavily in training Niger’s forces to beat back insurgencies by militants linked to Al-Qaeda and the Daesh group
  • But relations between Niger and the US deteriorated under a military junta that ousted elected President Mohamed Bazoum last year
By AP ·

Prime Minister of Niger Ali Mahamane Lamine Zeine is received on arrival in Madinah by Deputy Governor Prince Saud bin Khalid.

Niger PM arrives in Madinah

By Arab News ·