French ambassador finally left the Niger and is on his way to Paris.
According to sources he left Niamey and went to N’Djamena in Chad before taking his plane for Paris.
The French Ambassador Sylvain Itte was picked up last night by French Air Force Dassault Falcon 2000LX (reg. F-RAFD) in Niamey and flown to N‘Djamena.
He is currently onboard the same plane heading to Paris, currently over the Mediterranean.
The TOWN CRIER earlier reported that French President, Emmanuel Macron, on Sunday revealed plans for the departure of its ambassador in Niger and the withdrawal of 1,500 French soldiers from the West African country by the end of this year. President Macron revealed this in an interview reported by a French news platform, Infos Françaises.