Also on the agenda were the migration emergency, in view of the upcoming Valletta summit in November, EU development projects and the general situation in the Sahel.
During her visit she met with Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou, Prime Minister Brigi Rafini and Foreign Minister Aichatou Boulama Kane.
Mrs Mogherini also visited the EU civilian mission which supports Niger's internal security forces in their fight against terrorism and organised crime (EUCAP SAHEL Niger) and a cultural development project dedicated to women.
EU has decided to strengthen cooperation with Niger on migration, security and development through "High Level Dialogues". Mali, Mauritania, Burkina Faso and Chad are also the focus of such talks.
Current cooperation is through the National Indicative Plan 2014-2020 which amounts to EUR 596 million. The four priority sectors are: