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Niger, a poor landlocked country with uranium deposits, began pumping oil in 2011 but output has so far mostly been used for a domestic refinery co-owned by CNPC and the government.
Terrorist groups in the past have called for and executed attacks against countries that supported the intervention against terrorist groups in northern Mali, including Niger. Because of terrorist and kidnapping threats, the Embassy Travel Policy requires armed Nigerien security escorts for travel north of the latitude of Niamey and east of Zinder for official U.S.
Zidan said that during his last visit to Niger he assured the Nigerian government that Libya was committed to the good relations and we hope they are also committed to that.
Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou said last month that he wanted to renegotiate the terms of Areva's contract and bring in other partner countries.
The United States established diplomatic relations with Niger in 1960, following its independence from France.
Niger's Republic Day is marked with official festivals and appearances of political leaders, sports competitions, musical concerts, and arts and crafts exhibitions, among other public functions and festivities.
* The telecom market in Niger is estimated to generate total telecom services revenue of $341m in 2015.
People receiving assistance to include: refugees (Cameroon, Chad, Niger), returnees (Niger), and internally displaced persons (Cameroon) as well as very poor local people in the three countries whose access to food has been made worse by the crisis.
Under the new, multi-year agreement, Intelsat will provide C-band broadband capacity to Orange Niger on Intelsat 903 at 325.5* East to support its deployment of cellular backhaul services in Niger.
Intelsat S.A (NYSE:I), a provider of satellite services, announced on Wednesday that Orange Niger, a part of the Orange Group, is utilising Intelsat capacity to expand its cellular network to the rural regions of Niger.
He commended the two chambers for revitalising the existing mechanisms towards achieving the goals of the First Trade and Investment Summit between Kano and the Republic of Niger held in the previous year.
Niger's minister of education presented a certificate of appreciation to the QC at the event attended by administrators of educational institutions and students.