UK says temporarily reducing embassy staff in Niger due to ‘security situation’

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Britain said Thursday it was temporarily cutting its embassy staff in Niger following a military coup.

“Due to the security situation the British Embassy in Niamey is temporarily reducing the number of its staff,” the foreign office said in a statement.


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