French President Macron will go to funeral ceremony of late Chad leader Deby

French President Emmanuel Macron welcomes Chad's President Idriss Deby to attend a summit on the situation in the Sahel region in the southern French city of Pau, France, January 13, 2020. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/Pool/File Photo

PARIS, April 21 (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron will go to the funeral of late Chad President Idriss Deby, French government spokesman Gabriel Attal said on Wednesday.

Deby was killed on Monday in a battle against rebels in the north, authorities said. read more

Reporting by Sudip Kar-Gupta; Editing by Alex Richardson

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