General Abdulsalami Abubakar, the Ecowas arbitrator, says that “nobody wants to go to war.”
Meeting with General Abdulrahman Tchiani, the leader of the Niger coup, in Niger, he tells the BBC, is a tremendous first step towards a peaceful resolution.
Abubakar also told BBC that the sanctions “are biting hard in Niger”.
‘Nobody wants to go to war’, says Ecowas mediator General Abdulsalami Abubakar. He tells the BBC that meeting with Niger coup leader General Abdulrahman Tchiani in Niger is a great step towards finding a peaceful solution.
— BBC News Africa (@BBCAfrica) August 23, 2023