U.S. Embassy Niger Presents Condolences to Niger for Shocking Tazalit Attack

Statement on Presidential Elections in Niger

The U.S. Embassy in Niamey joins Niger in mourning the deaths of 22 members of the Defense and Security Forces in a shocking attack in Tazalit.  The attack on forces charged with protecting the civilian population of the Tazalit refugee zone d’accueil reinforces the importance of a united front to combat the scourges of terrorism and illicit trafficking throughout this region