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Europe-Africa summit in Brussels

President Issoufou to attend Europe-Africa summit in Brussels - The Nigerien President, Issoufou Mahamadou, at an audience with the EU delegation leader in Niger, Raul Mateus Paula, on Monday received an invitation to participate in the Europe-Africa summit which will be held in Brussels 2-3 April, 2014, PANA reported, quoting the Nigerien press agency (NPA).

'This was also an opportunity for us to discuss bilateral cooperation issues between the EU and Niger. We have a very strong partnership and we discussed about the 11th European fund for development, interventions and priority programmes,' the EU diplomat told NPA after talks with President Mahamadou.

He pointed out that EU involvement in Niger are centred around four priority areas -- security, health, education and food security.

Pana 04/02/2014