The tug-of-war ends. Nearly two months after the military coup in Niger, Emmanuel Macron beats the recall of troops: the president announced Sunday that the 1500 French soldiers stationed in the country will withdraw "by the end of the year". The French ambassador in Niamey will return "in the coming hours". "This is a historic moment that testifies to the determination and will of the Nigerien people," said the ruling military, who had been demanding his departure for several weeks.
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