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Secretary Blinken’s Call with Nigerien President Mohamed Bazoum
August 1, 2023

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Nigerien President Mohamed Bazoum. The Secretary conveyed the continued unwavering support of the United States for President Bazoum and Niger’s democracy. He underscored that the United States rejects efforts to overturn the constitutional order, and stands with the people of Niger, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the African Union and international partners in support of democratic governance and respect for the rule of law and human rights.