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Israel on its way to making real breakthroughs in relations with African nations
First, Chad, and then maybe Sudan and Mali, could form ties that would help the Jewish state in international forums, such as the United Nations.
Senior Chad official defends President Déby’s visit to Israel
Sec.-Gen. of Chad’s ruling Party Mahamat Zene Bada defends President Déby’s “courageous” visit to Israel: “We can benefit from learning from Israel; it is a normal thing to do.”
Israel should maintain the Africa momentum
The Jewish state has three main interests in this regard: diplomatic, economic and ethical.
Netanyahu to visit Chad to declare official renewal of ties
“We discussed the great changes that are taking place in the Arab world in its relations with Israel,” said the Israeli prime minister.
Chad: Africa returns to Israel
Chad officially recognizing the renewal of relations with Israel will contribute to Jerusalem’s growing ties with Sunni Muslim states.
Visiting Chadian president announces country to renew diplomatic ties with Israel
Yori Yalon, Gadi Golan and Israel Hayom Staff
On a first-ever visit, Chadian President Idriss Déby stresses that the move to renew diplomatic ties with Jerusalem in coming weeks does not mean country will ignore the Palestinian cause.
President of Chad makes historic, first visit to Israel
“I warmly welcome this promising development of improved ties between the Republic of Chad and Israel,” said WJC CEO Robert Singer. “This is further evidence of the positive role Israel is playing in Africa, including with Muslim-majority countries, with cooperation possible in a number of areas from technology to security.”
A new day for Israel-Africa ties
It is quite possible that once Chad restores its relations with Israel, other Muslim-majority countries in Africa will follow.