During a conversation between Vice President Kamala Harris and Nigerian President Tinubu, the White House stated that they expressed deep concern regarding the attempted takeover in Niger. Vice President Harris made it clear that she strongly condemns any attempts to seize power through force in the country.
The discussion between the two leaders highlighted the shared concern about the situation in Niger, where there had been an attempted power grab. The White House emphasized the importance of respecting democratic processes and the rule of law in addressing political issues and transitions of power.
Vice President Harris’ condemnation of any use of force to overthrow a legitimate government underscores the United States’ commitment to upholding democratic values and supporting stability in the region.
The conversation aimed to reaffirm the close partnership between the US and Nigeria in promoting peace, security, and democratic governance in West Africa.
The White House’s statement reflects the international community’s stance against unconstitutional actions that threaten the stability and democratic progress of nations like Niger.
The dialogue between Vice President Harris and President Tinubu serves as a strong signal of solidarity and support for the rule of law in the face of attempted political disruptions in the region.