Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou, left, walks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel before a meeting in Niamey, Niger, Monday Oct. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Moctar Ali Tondi)
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday announced a 27-million-euro aid package for Niger, her second stop in a three-nation Africa tour aimed at fighting terrorism and stemming the migrant influx to Europe.Merkel also promised 17 million euros as development aid for Niger's arid and desperately impoverished Agadez region in the north in a bid to fight migration to Europe.Merkel has said that she wants the European Union and North African countries to do deals modelled on a controversial agreement with Turkey to curb migrant flows to Europe.
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