Thursday

17th Aug 2017

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Germany to prop up Niger army

Germany will spend €10 million in equipment for Niger's army over the next year and build a military base in the country, chancellor Angela Merkel announced on Monday. Speaking in Niamey, Merkel also promised €17 million in development aid to help stem migration. Niger is an important transit country for people seeking to reach the EU.

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