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Why is US No Longer Welcome in Niger?

There are currently 1,100 American troops stationed at Niger's Agadez base, which is used to conduct intelligence operations against armed groups in the Sahel. Anti-American demonstrations have recently taken place in Agadez.
Since March, Niger has demanded the withdrawal of the American contingent, and talks between Niamey and Washington regarding the details of this departure began on April 25.

"Western nations themselves are fueling their decline, their crisis and their withdrawal from the African continent," Abdoulaye Diallo, a Malian analyst, told Sputnik Africa in an interview.

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