The authorities in Chad have temporarily suspended the activities of 10 opposition parties. This decision was taken against a backdrop of protests and social and political unrest.
The European Union has considerably strengthened its partnership with Chad to support the country as it responds to economic and security challenges. It stands by the authorities and the people of Chad in the efforts to overcome this crisis and underpin the necessary reforms.
Respect for fundamental freedoms and a frank, ongoing dialogue between all stakeholders are the best ways of reaching the consensus needed to find long-lasting solutions.