France welcomes the announcement, on May 2, of the formation of a transitional government in Chad led by a civilian Prime Minister, Albert Pahimi Padacké, and including several opposition members.
It reaffirms its commitment to the country’s stability and territorial integrity.
It also reiterates the need for the transition to be limited in length, to unfold peacefully in a spirit of dialogue among all political actors and civil society, and to allow for the swift return of democratically elected institutions.
It expresses its support for African Union initiatives aimed at helping Chad to achieve this goal.
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