In addition, Emmanuel Macron (Emmanuel Macron) has already met on Thursday, the country’s new strongman is the son of the late President Mahamat Idriss Déby.
At the funeral of Idris Deby Itno in N’Djamena on Friday, April 23, France pledged to support the military government led by the son of the late President of Chad in order to protect the Israeli people. “stable” Allies are fighting with jihadists in the Sahel. Idriss Déby led the country with an iron fist for three decades and wounded a rebel on the front line in northern Chad on Monday at the age of 68. The army said they had sent the rebels away, but they vowed to continue their offensive against N’Djamena.
The son of the late Marshal Derby, Mahamat Idriss Déby (Mahamat Idriss Déby), a 37-year-old army general, until then served as the commander of the Republican SS, the powerful Pretoria The Guard is the new strongman in Chad, surrounded by the most loyal generals. His father’s he has full power, but he promised to establish a new institution after the election. “Freedom and democracy” In a year and a half.For many opponents, the most violent of them is often the victim of intimidation and violence, and seizing power is nothing more than a kind of “coup”.
Before the ceremony, French President Emmanuel Macron and four other G5 Sahelian heads of state (Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso and Mauritania) formed with the jihadists with the support of Paris A military force testified to the young General Derby. “Viewpoint Unit” And their “Together support the military-civilian transition process to maintain stability in the region”.
According to Agence France-Presse, more than a dozen heads of state gathered on the Place de la Nation in the center of N’Djamena. The coffin was covered with the Chadian flag and cyclists hung on the coffin. AFP). Twenty-one cannons fired and returned the military honor to the soldier who was promoted to Marshal of Chad on August 11, 2020.
Among the heads of state and government, Mr. Macron is the closest to the young General Mahamat Derby, and he is the only Westerner. Around them, there are four other G5 Sahel countries. Emmanuel Macron (Emmanuel Macron) met the day before, and by the way, it was the new strongman from Chad who just got off the plane. A sign for the opposition and experts: France militarily rescued the late Idris Derby regime from the regime of the rebels in 2008 and 2019, and France seems to continue to support his successor.
“France will never allow anyone, today or tomorrow, to question Chad’s stability and integrity”, Mr. Macron assured him at the funeral. “Dear President, Dear Marshal, Dear Idris (…), You live as a soldier, you die as a soldier, with a weapon in your hand”, He continued.However, under the attention of the Transitional Military Commission (CMT) chaired by the young General Mahmat Derby, he called for the promotion of “Stability, tolerance, dialogue, democratic transition”.
Paris established the headquarters of the anti-jihadist organization “Balkan” in the Sahel region of Chad, which is the region’s most powerful ally against the jihadist organization. Since coming to power by force in 1990, with the help of Paris, Idriss Déby has been able to count on former colonial power.
“Will the Transitional Military Council ensure the stability and integrity of Chad?”, Asked on Thursday, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian also wanted to know his abilities “Implementing the Democratic Process” At the same time, it respects its military commitments in the region.
The same is true of Josep Borrell, the head of EU foreign affairs. “We must help Chad. We must ignore political considerations”He made estimates during his visit to Mauritania on Thursday, and then also attended the funeral of Idriss Déby.
On Friday, after speeches and prayers at the Great Mosque of N’Djamena, the body of Idris Derby will be flown more than a thousand kilometers away to Amdjarass, a small village not far from his hometown of Boldoba. He will be buried with his father in Ennidi Est (northeast) province near the border with Sudan.
In addition to threats from the rebels, threats to the new regime may also come from within. Because the young Mahamat Idriss Déby’s regime suddenly broke out, and it might arouse some greedy desires within the tribe of the late head of state and his ethnic Zazawa, and Zaghawa was accused by opposition and international NGOs of monopolizing for 30 years. Positions in the military, civil power, and the United Nations Office ranks it as the world’s third least developed country’s main resource.