MultiVu Digital Center Feed: State Department Official Says the U.S. is
Disappointed About the Overthrow in Niger, and Calls for the New Government
to Quickly Restore Civilian Democratic Rule in that Country.

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 /CNW/ -

    
    DATELINE/CITY:   February 19, 2010 - Washington, DC

    FORMAT:  Soundbites

    

STORY SUMMARY: William Fitzgerald, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs speaks on the current situation in Niger.

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    CLIP CONTAINING 11 SOUNDBITES TRT:  7:37


    

Soundbite No.1 William Fitzgerald, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs

Summary: William Fitzgerald, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs on the U.S. reaction to the reported overthrow of Mamadou Tandja in Niger.

Soundbite No.2 William Fitzgerald, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs

Summary: William Fitzgerald, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs on signs that Niger's coup leaders want to return the country to democracy.

Soundbite No.3 William Fitzgerald, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs

Summary: William Fitzgerald, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs on whether the U.S. is satisfied that the situation on the ground is indeed calm.

Soundbite No.4 William Fitzgerald, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs

Summary: William Fitzgerald, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs on whether the U.S. Embassy is open and operating in Niger.

Soundbite No.5 William Fitzgerald, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs

Summary: William Fitzgerald, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs on the group behind the overthrow of Niger's president.

Soundbite No.6 William Fitzgerald, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs

Summary: William Fitzgerald, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs on the current whereabouts of President Tandja.

Soundbite No.7 William Fitzgerald, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs

Summary: William Fitzgerald, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs on what the U.S. expects from the CSRD.

Soundbite No.8 William Fitzgerald, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs

Summary: William Fitzgerald, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs on the international reaction to the overthrow in Niger

Soundbite No.9 William Fitzgerald, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs

Summary: William Fitzgerald, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs on whether there are any concerns for the safety of U.S. citizens, other foreigners or the citizens of Niger.

Soundbite No.10 William Fitzgerald, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs

Summary: William Fitzgerald, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs on whether Niger is on the path to democracy.

Soundbite No.11 William Fitzgerald, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs

Summary: William Fitzgerald, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs on outlook for Niger's elections.

    

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