West African defense chiefs meet to discuss Niger coup
PHOTO CAPTION: Illustrative photo — A Ghanaian Special Boat Service sailor participates in live fire training on the first day of Flintlock in Volta, Ghana, March 1, 2023. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Mario Hernandez Lopez via U.S. Defense Visual Information Distribution Service)
DAKAR (Reuters) - Defence chiefs from West Africa's regional bloc ECOWAS will meet in Nigeria's capital Abuja for two days starting Wednesday to discuss last week's coup in Niger, the bloc said in a statement on Tuesday.
(Reporting by Edward McAllister)