Nigeria – Guinea – Niger: African Nations to hold talks on Guinea and Niger political crisis


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Nigeria – Guinea – Niger: African Nations to hold talks on Guinea and Niger political crisis

Nigerian President Umaru Yar’Adua has called for a one-day summit in Abuja this week to hold talks on the political crisis in Guinea and Niger. Yar’Adua, current chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), wants to discuss possible sanctions for each nation, said France24. « If the two countries don’t comply with the provisions of the protocol setting up ECOWAS, the issue of sanctions cannot be avoided, » said the Nigerian deputy Foreign Minister Bagudu Hirse.

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