Chad’s President Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno welcomed Niger’s junta-appointed prime minister, Ali Mahaman Lamine Zeine, for a visit on Tuesday, the Chadian government announced.Thank you for reading this post, don't forget to subscribe!
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Niger’s military-appointed PM visits neighbouring Chad
Niger’s military-appointed prime minister made a visit on Tuesday to neighbouring Chad, holding talks with President Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno, the presidential office said.
Ali Mahaman Lamine Zeine, a civilian appointed following the coup in Niger on July 26, arrived for a “working visit”, the government said on Facebook, while the presidency’s press office said he handed Deby a “message” from the head of regime.