After the military coup in Niger, the United States stepped up efforts to free ousted President Mohamed Bazoum and restore the constitution.
According to media reports, this is the first visit by any US official to Niger since the July 26 military coup.
According to foreign media, a senior US diplomat recently visited Niger with the aim of putting pressure on military officers who staged a military coup in the country to restore the constitution and release the ousted president.
According to media reports, US Acting Deputy Secretary of State Victoria Nuland said that she had a meeting with the military officials in Niger, which took place in Niamey, the capital of Niger. In this meeting, a difficult issue was openly discussed. Abdul Rahman Chiani, the commander of the presidential guards who overthrew the government, was not present.
According to media reports, in a telephonic conversation with journalists, Victoria Nuland said that she requested a meeting with the Commander of the Presidential Guards and self-proclaimed Head of State, Commander Abdulrahman Chiani, and the ousted President Muhammad Bazum, which was not granted.
He said that those people are very firm in their views on how they will proceed, it is not good for the constitution in Niger, I am very clear that it is very difficult.
However, the US Deputy Secretary of State has expressed his determination that he is determined by his country to resolve this issue through dialogue and avoid confrontation, so if the military officers who rebelled against the constitution in the country. If they agree to the rehabilitation, America is also ready to help them.