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Ecowas says committed to diplomatic solution to Niger coup crisis | France24 |

West African regional bloc Ecowas reiterated its commitment to finding a diplomatic solution to the crisis in Niger following the recent military coup there as the organisation met in Nigeria's Abuja on Friday.

'Sapere aude'
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reuters | Niger allows Mali, Burkina Faso troops to enter its territory in case of attack
On Thursday, the three allies' foreign ministers said they had met in the Nigerien capital Niamey to discuss boosting cooperation on security and other joint issues.
The statement said the ministers welcomed the signing on Thursday by Niger junta leader General Abdourahamane Tiani of two orders "authorising the Defense and Security Forces of Burkina Faso and Mali to intervene on Nigerien territory in the event of an attack."

"The Burkinabe and Malian Ministers ... reiterated their rejection of an armed intervention against the people of Niger which will be considered as a declaration of war," it said.

and that is not all!
lesahel.org | Joint press release followint the official visit to Niger of His Excellency Mrs. Ragnaghnewende Olivia Rouamba, Minister of Foreign Afairs, Regional Cooperation and Burkinabe people outside Burkina Faso and His Excellency Mr. Abdoulay Diop, Minister of Foreign Affairs and international cooperation fof the Republic of Mali, 25 Aug

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