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What killing of Chadian president means for Egypt

The killing of Chadian President Idriss Deby causes Egyptian security concerns.
Mahamat Idriss Deby pays his respects to his slain father

CAIRO — The April 19 death of Chadian President Idriss Deby has raised Egyptian concerns about new security and political challenges Egypt might face in the African Sahel region, as Cairo and N'Djamena have close security relations.

Cairo did not make any official comment on the latest developments in Chad, except for a telegram of condolences from President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. However, the Egyptian media and analysts close to the government expressed their fear of turmoil in Chad.

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