Post navigation Niger’s citizens have protested in support of the recent coup just outside a French military base. The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is suspending talks on the matter until the crisis has been resolved. The region and the world will continue to monitor further developments in the situation in Niger. In Niger, the military staged a coup and overthrew the president. The members of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have condemned the coup and are calling for a restoration of democracy. They have also threatened to impose sanctions on any party that supports the military coup until the democratically elected president is reinstated.