The military seized power in Niger opened the borders with neighboring countries that they had previously closed.
Agence France Presse learned about this from one of the representatives of the current leadership of Niger.
Land and air borders with Algeria, Burkina Faso, Libya, Mali and Chad have reopened as of today. – quotes the message of the publication MIA “Russia Today”.
However, the French media does not disclose details about his source, in particular, his name and position are unknown.
Earlier, the military of Niger announced the overthrow of President Mohamed Bazum and the transfer of power to them.
They also informed about the closure of all borders and the introduction of a curfew.
As far as is known, the deposed head of state is still in the presidential palace blocked by his guards.
Musa Faki Mahamat, head of the African Union Commission, said Bazum is fine and feels good.