Presidency of the African Union – Appointment of President Déby (January 30, 2016)

France congratulates President of Chad Idriss Déby on his appointment as chairperson of the African Union.

We look forward to working with the Chadian presidency on all matters of common interest, especially the peace and security agenda, African crisis response capacities, and the strengthening of African Union structures, as well on development.

We wish him every success.