Track Two Diplomacy


The 14th Emir of Kano, Khalifa Muhammad Sanusi II, had a closed-door meeting with General Abdourahmane Tchani, head of the Military Junta in Niger. (The Guardian Nigeria, Leadership News)


General Abdourahamane Tchiani and Prime Minister Lamine Zeine met with the delegation of Muslim religious leaders led by the leader of the Izala Salafist movement in Nigeria Sheikh Abdullahi Bala Lau, where the mediators announced that the coup leaders are open to hold talks with ECOWAS and explore diplomacy (VOA, EFE)


A group of 13 women from the 'Femmes Battantes' Confederation in Niger, led by Mrs. Soumaila Ali Fati, visited ECOWAS Commission Vice-President H.E. Mrs. Damtien L. Tchintchibidja. The delegation urged lifting sanctions on Niger, emphasizing regional solidarity amid the worsening humanitarian crisis.