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Niger Hopeful to Sign New Uranium Deal With French Company

Niger's president, Mahamadou Issoufou, says his country will sign a new uranium mining contract with France’s Areva group within “a few days."   He made the remark in an exclusive interview with VOA’s French to Africa Service. Talks on the deal, which have lasted for months, have been described as difficult. The French company has been accused of inequitable profit sharing during the past four decades of its work in Niger.   Niger has become the world's...

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