Thousands celebrate the departure of French soldiers from Niger

Niamey (Niger) (AFP) – Thousands of people gather near a former French military base in Niamey, Niger, to celebrate the departure of the last French troops deployed in the country for anti-jihadist operations in west Africa’s Sahel region. The celebratory rally is attended by the prime ministers of Niger, Burkina Faso and Mali, all of which are former French colonies.


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