Ordered Departure of Non-Emergency U.S. Government Personnel from U.S. Embassy Niamey, Niger
The State Department continually adjusts its posture at embassies and consulates throughout the world in line with its mission, the local security environment, and the health situation.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken: "Today, we ordered the temporary departure of non-emergency personnel and eligible family members from Niger. The U.S. is committed to our relationship with the people of Niger. The embassy remains open, and our leaders are diplomatically engaged at the highest levels".
Statement by the Department of State
The Department of State has no higher priority than the safety and security of U.S. citizens overseas, including U.S. government personnel serving abroad.
Given Ongoing Developments In Niger:
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