New U.S. ambassador to Niger arrives in Niamey

The new U.S. ambassador to Niger, Kathleen FitzGibbon, has arrived in Niger's capital Niamey, the U.S. Department of State announced on Saturday.

"Her diplomatic focus will be to advocate for a diplomatic solution that preserves constitutional order in Niger and for the immediate release of President Bazoum, his family, and all those unlawfully detained," the department said.

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