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Niger's Military Junta says it will allow Mali and Burkina Faso Armies to intervene "in case of aggression”

Niger has authorized the armed forces of Mali and Burkina Faso to intervene on its territory in the event of an attack on the country, Reuters reported, citing a joint statement by the three African countries. This was reported by BTA.

According to the agency, this is a possible sign that Niger's junta plans to continue resisting regional pressure to back down.

Serbia will increase supplies of Russian Gas to Hungary if Ukraine stops Transit to Europe

The Hungarian-Serbian joint venture for gas trading on the European market will start operating in September. Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs Péter Szijjártó announced this in a video message on his Facebook page after a meeting between Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic, who was visiting Budapest, TASS reported.

The Junta in Niger asked for Help from "Wagner", France supports an African Military Intervention

The military that overthrew the legal authority in Niger has requested help from the Russian private military company "Wagner" on the eve of an expected West African military intervention to restore constitutional order, writes "Associated Press".

Vučić and Lord Peach talked

President Vui and Lord Peach exchanged opinions on current regional issues, especially Kosovo and Metohija, with the agreement to continue the conversation during the upcoming visit of the United Kingdom's special envoy to Serbia, which is expected soon, it was announced on Instagram, on the buducnostsrbijeav account.

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France suspends development, budget aid to Niger

France has suspended all development aid and budgetary support to Niger following a military coup against President Mohamed Bazoum, the French Foreign Ministry said.

Paris "calls for an immediate return to constitutional order in Niger," along with the reinstatement of democratically-elected Bazoum, the ministry said in a statement.

The Army in Niger Overthrew the President and Took Power: Opportunity for Russian Influence Opens Up

The army took power in Niger. In a televised address, the military announced that President Mohamed Bazoum had been removed from power and that all institutions and state borders would be closed until further notice, BTA reported. The message was read on national television by Colonel Amadou Abdraman.

Vucic: Latest round of Belgrade-Pristina technical dialogue discussed with Lajcak

BRUSSELS - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic met with the EU special envoy for the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue Miroslav Lajcak in Brussels on Wednesday.

In a post on his buducnostsrbijeav Instagram profile, Vucic said the meeting with Lajcak had addressed the latest round of the Belgrade-Pristina technical dialogue and ways to calm tensions on the ground.