Chad expresses willingness to take advantage of Algeria’s security expertise


ALGIERS- Chad’s minister of Public Security and Immigration, Idriss Dokony Adker, expressed, Sunday, his country’s willingness to benefit from Algeria’s experience in the security field.

Speaking following a meeting with the Minister of the Interior, Local Authorities and Urban Planning, Kamel Beldjoud, the Chadian Minister indicated that his visit to Algeria was part of cooperation in the security field, emphasizing his country’s willingness to benefit from the experience acquired by Algeria in this area.

He explained that his visit aims to “discuss and exchange experiences” with Algeria which, he said, has been able to face “difficult situations, particularly in the 1990s”.

Noting that Chad “is going through a transitional period following the death of its Head of State”, Mr. Dokony Adker explained that: “Chad, which is going through a transitional period after the death of the Head of State, is working to set up a Transitional Military Council whose objectives is to ensure the country’s security”, which led us, he added, to seek help from Algeria, which has “unparalleled” experience in security matters.

He explained that the Transitional Military Council is working on “four axes, namely; the establishment of a civilian government, a Charter, the organization of an inclusive national dialogue and finally the holding of free and transparent elections” , emphasizing that “this implies the establishment of an internal security system”.

“Thus, I would like, through this visit, to invite the Algerian Ministry of the Interior to accompany us to concretize all these steps”, he added.

For his part, Mr. Beldjoud indicated that he had discussed with the Chadian minister the Algerian experience in the security field since the 1990s, specifying that Mr. Dokony Adker expressed willingness to draw inspiration from the example of Algeria in this field.

Describing the Algerian-Chadian relations as “privileged”, Mr. Beldjoud affirmed that the two countries agreed to “relaunch the agreements signed between the interior sectors of the two countries in 2016”.


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