France to begin troop withdrawal from Niger within a week — Armed Forces’ General Staff
Earlier, the rebel-appointed minister of state and minister of the interior claimed that France was not going to withdraw its military from the Nigerien territory, arguing that Paris "supports terrorism in Niger"
France withdrawing troops, recalling diplomats from Niger on humiliating terms — Le Pen
The leader of the National Rally faction in the lower house of France’s parliament said that it was a serious fiasco for French diplomacy
Niger closes its airspace for French aircraft — agency
According to ASECNA, Niger’s airspace is open for all internal and international commercial flights
Russia calls on ECOWAS to refrain from invasion of Niger — Foreign Ministry
Maria Zakharova noted that Moscow continues to "closely monitor the development of the situation" in Niger
Burkina Faso’s military arrives in Niger — TV
On August 31, the government of Burkina Faso approved a bill to send the country's military forces to Niger to prevent terrorism
Pan-African countries object to ECOWAS sanctions against Niger
"The Thomas Sankara Center co-signed, with around fifty revolutionary pan-African organizations in 20 countries around the world, a declaration in the face of sanctions from ECOWAS against Niger," the statement reads
US intelligence planning various assassination plots against Niger’s new leadership — SVR
It is also pointed out that there was nothing new about the US resorting to such "dirty methods"
France to not withdraw troops from Niger until it knows fate of ousted president — TV
The French ambassador to Niamey has been barred from participating in the talks on the withdrawal of French troops