French Military Begins Withdrawal, Confirms French Armed Forces General Staff

Soukaina Sghir
Soukaina Sghir
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The French Armed Forces General Staff confirmed the commencement of the first departures of French military personnel and equipment from Niger on October 10, 2023, a country where a coup d’état occurred on July 26th.

This announcement validates the statement made the previous day by the Nigerian military regime, stating that operations for the withdrawal of approximately 1,400 French soldiers stationed in Niger would begin on Tuesday, escorted by the Nigerian army.


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