Niger Coup Leader okays Dialogue with ECOWAS After Meeting with Nigerian Islamic Scholars


Niger Coup Leader okays Dialogue with ECOWAS .

General Abdourahmane Tchiani, the leader of the recent coup in , has expressed his willingness to engage in dialogue with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).


This decision comes following a crucial meeting between General Tchiani and a delegation of Nigerian Islamic scholars led by Sheikh Abdullahi Bala Lau, the national leader of Jama’atu Izalatil Bid’ah Wa Iqamatus Sunnah (JIBWIS), in Niger Republic.


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Prime Minister of Niger Republic, Ali Mahamane Lamine Zeine, announced that General Tchiani has given his approval for talks with ECOWAS, raising hopes for a productive resolution of the ongoing crisis. The discussions with ECOWAS are anticipated to take place within the next few days.

“We have agreed, and the leader of our country has given the green light for dialogue. They will now go back and inform the Nigerian President about the outcomes of our discussions.

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We remain optimistic that in the coming days, representatives from ECOWAS will visit us here to engage in talks concerning the lifting of sanctions imposed against us,” stated Prime Minister Zeine.

The decision to initiate dialogue with ECOWAS reflects a potential breakthrough in the diplomatic efforts to address the political upheaval in Niger Republic. General Tchiani’s willingness to engage with regional leaders underscores the importance of peaceful negotiations in resolving the crisis and stabilizing .


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Further details are expected to emerge shortly as the process of dialogue between General Tchiani’s administration and ECOWAS begins to take shape. The outcome of these discussions will likely have a significant impact on the regional dynamics and the stability of Niger Republic, as well as its relations with neighboring countries.

The international community will closely monitor the developments resulting from the proposed dialogue, with hopes pinned on a constructive and mutually beneficial outcome that leads to the restoration of stability and democratic governance in Niger Republic.

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