The minister in charge of reconciliation and dialogue in the Chadian transitional government, Sheikh Bin Omar, said that the transitional government will organize a dialogue in which everyone will participate, at a time when the country is witnessing sporadic gatherings against the authorities and a heavy security spread.
In an interview with Al-Jazeera, Bin Omar explained that the transitional government will organize a dialogue in which everyone will participate, including the armed men of the Accord Front, the party with which clashes led to the killing of Chadian President Idriss Déby last month.
The minister's statement comes at a time when the Chadian police dispersed, yesterday, Saturday, separate demonstrations of dozens of people who responded to a call by the opposition and civil society to rally in the capital N'Djamena against the military council, which took power after the death of President Idriss Deby.
On Friday, the military authorities banned gatherings planned by the "time has come" (Tama time) coalition, which includes opposition parties and representatives of civil society, and called for demonstrations against the Transitional Military Council led by Muhammad Idris Deby, son of the late president.
Mohamed Déby seized all powers in Chad after his father was killed and assumed the positions of President of the Republic and Commander-in-Chief of the (European) Army
Journalists reported that the police, who are deployed heavily in the streets of N'Djamena, used tear gas in the sixth district of N'Djamena, south of the capital, to disperse an attempted gathering in First Africa Square.
A small group of demonstrators burned French flags in the Fifth District in the north of the capital, and a banner raised by the demonstrators read "Yes to civilian authority."
A part of the opposition accuses France of supporting the new authority since President Emmanuel Macron's visit to N'Djamena to meet the new authorities on the occasion of Deby's funeral, and Macron was the only Western president to attend the ceremony.
Since the death of Idriss Déby, his son Muhammad has dissolved the National Assembly and assumed the position of President of the Republic and became the new strongman in the country, surrounded by 14 generals, all of whom were loyal to his father.