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Conference-debate of the World Independent Trad Union, the strength of association (CSI-Niger() on the occasion of the celebration of the 1st of May, 1 May
"We pay a vibrant tribute tall the hardworking workers of Niger s well as to the men and women around the world who are seating dignity in the noble quest for a decent life," said the the secretary general....
Meeting at the Ministry of Water Resoures, Sanitation and the Environment: economic collaboration between the World Bank and Niger in the three areas, 3 May
...The PISN (Security of the Water in Niger) comes in seven (7) regions of Niger, specifically in ten sub-basins and the city of Niamey....
Press conference of the chairman of the National Committee responsible for the operationalization of the Confederation Alliance of the States of the Sahel (AES)
...It is composed of two categories of members. "There are members of statutory, all selected according to the positions they occupy within the Sates apparatus, in cluding diplomats, government officials, academics, senior officers, and economists and planners. Then, there are the members of the civil society, including women's organizations, youth organizations, and communities in Burkina Faso and Mali are present on the territory of Niger, as it is a question of constructing something for three [nations]," the chairman explained....
reuters | Russian troops enter base housing US military in Niger, US official says, 3 May
A senior U.S. defense official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Russian forces were not mingling with U.S. troops but were using a separate hangar at Airbase 101, which is next to Diori Hamani International Airport in Niamey, Niger's capital.

Asked about the Reuters report, U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin played down any risk to American troops or the chance that Russian troops might get close to U.S. military hardware.

defense.gov | Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Press Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii (02.05.24)
In Niger, you asked about Niger and Russians being in the same space that we're in in Niger. I think you know that Air Base 101, where our forces is, is a Nigerian Air Force base that is co-located with an international airport in the capital city. The Russians are in a separate compound and don't have access to U.S. forces or access to our equipment.
The Nigerien and Russian embassies in Washington did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
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