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Chinese Citizens in Niger Shelter in Place, Future of Key Energy Projects Now in Question

Supporters wave national flags as they rally in support of Niger's junta in front of the National Assembly in Niamey on July 30, 2023. AFP

The Chinese embassy in Niger called on its nationals in the country to shelter in place until the security situation stabilizes following last week’s military coup.

So far, there have been no reports of Chinese casualties or any adverse impact on Chinese interests in the West African country.

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