U.S. lays out plans for withdrawing troops from Niger | EUROtoday

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A U.S. delegation will current the federal government of Niger this week with detailed plans for shuttering two key American bases and withdrawing all troops, officers mentioned, because the Biden administration strikes after months of strained negotiations to adjust to the African nation’s resolution to terminate a valued counterterrorism mission.

Senior Defense Department officers, together with Chris Maier, assistant secretary of protection for particular operations and low-intensity battle, and Lt. Gen. Dagvin Anderson, who oversees pressure growth on the Pentagon’s Joint Staff, started talks with Nigerien officers Wednesday.