Pope Francis has expressed hope for a peaceable answer to the disaster in Niger following the navy coup within the West African nation
VATICAN CITY — VATICAN CITY (AP) —
Pope Francis expressed hope Sunday for a peaceable answer to the disaster in Niger following the navy coup within the West African nation.
The pontiff informed the devoted in St. Peter’s Sq. that he’s following occasions with concern, becoming a member of an enchantment “for peace within the nation and stability within the Sahel area.” He referred to as on the worldwide group “to discover a peaceable answer as quickly as potential, for the great of all.”
Mutinous troopers overthrew Niger’s democratically elected president final month, and have rapidly entrenched themselves in energy, rebuffing most dialogue efforts. President Mohamed Bazoum, his spouse and son have been stored beneath home arrest within the capital.
Talks this weekend between Niger’s new navy regime and a delegation from the West African regional bloc, ECOWAS, have reportedly yielded little progress.