Chadian President Killed, Military Council Refuses to Negotiate with Rebels

Chadian President Idriss Deby’s funeral ceremony, Friday (23/4/2021), after having suffered severe injuries when fighting the rebels. (Source: Christophe Petit Tesson / Pool photo via AP)

N’DJAMENA, KOMPAS.TV – Chadian military council insists it refuses to negotiate with the rebels after President Idriss Deby was killed in front-line fighting.

Chadian military council took power after President Deby was assassinated

The rebel party, the Front for Change and Harmony in Chad (FACT), began attacking from the North demanding that Deby’s 30-year regime end.

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The rebels on Saturday (24/4/2021), said they were ready to make peace to discuss a political settlement.

But they insisted they did not support the coup to bring Deby’s son, General Mahamat Deby to power.

But a day later, the military council said it would not negotiate with the rebels.


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