AU Statement Late President Déby of Chad
The African Union expresses its deepest condolences to the family and the people of The Republic of Chad following the untimely passing of H.E. President Idriss Déby.
The late President Déby played a key role in promoting the African Union’s Agenda to promote peace and security and was an ardent supporter of the Union’s efforts to create an environment of security and stability, especially within the Sahel region.
The African Union stands in solidarity with the Government and People of the Republic of Chad during this difficult time and joins them in mourning the loss of a champion of Africa’s endeavours to provide a peaceful, secure and stable continent.
May his soul rest in peace.