Minister of Foreign Affairs Aichatou Mindaoudou of Niger

In the first government of Prime Minister Hama Amadou, named on February 25, 1995, Mindaoudou was Minister of Social Development, Population and the Promotion of Women.
After another coup in April 1999, Mindaoudou was named Minister of Foreign Affairs and African Integration on April 16, 1999 under the transitional military regime of Daouda Malam Wank.
Mindaoudou was made an exception because it was considered important to maintain continuity in the conduct of foreign affairs.
Aichatou Mindaoudou was a participant or observer in the following events: February 24, 2002: US General Visits Niger; Finds No Evidence that Uranium Could be Diverted to IraqsEL('1626004942-28899','28899') Carlton W.
Mindaoudou said his talks in Egypt were successful and covered several topics, including the outcome of the NEPAD summit held in Sharm El-Sheikh, in addition to discussing ways of activating bilateral cooperation.
Mindaoudou said South Africa had a lot of experience in different fields, and Niger has a lot of potential and capacity in the same fields, especially the cattle breeding sector.
Welcoming a decision taken by the Assembly on ECOSOC at its last session, Aïchatou Mindaoudou said it entrusted the Council with tasks including policy coordination, the formulation of proposals relating to economic and social development, and the fulfilment of global mandates, including the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), a set of time-bound anti-poverty targets for slashing a host of global ills.
Mindaoudou said the new price 'is only valid for 2007' and she announced new 'global negotiations' with Areva to set prices for 'the 2008 year and beyond.
Mindaoudou said that youths had to be given prospects in their countries to keep them from looking for greener pastures.
Ms Mindaoudou said her services "could not intervene in case of trouble sustained by any traveller who would happen to ignore this warning.
Foreign Minister Aichatou Mindaoudou said South Africa would also work towards the opening up of airlinks between Niamey and Johannesburg by South African airlines.