The Prime Minister, Mahamane Lamine Zeine, paid a working visit to Russia, at the beginning of the week.
The visit according to the transitional government is part of a drive to strengthen the Niamey-Moscow axis.
Mahamane Lamine Zeine expressed his country’s desire to revive cooperation between the two states.
Niamey and Moscow are linked in several sectors, notably security.
David Vincent has the details in this report filed by WADR’s Mourtala Zoubeirou in Niamey.