Former colonial power France feels loss after death of Chad's president

By

Fench defence minister Florence Parly said Chad’s slain leader Idriss Déby had been an essential ally in the fight against terrorism in the Sahelregion of Africa.

Reading articles is for subscribers only. Subscribe now.

Few countries are feeling the loss of Chad’s President Idriss Déby more keenly than former colonial power France. Paris has long seen Déby as a key ally in the fight against terrorism in the Sahel, reports Voice of America.