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Chad ambassador Mahamoud Adam Bechir. (Corporal Issa Paré/Rideau Hall)
Chad ambassador Mahamoud Adam Bechir. (Corporal Issa Paré/Rideau Hall)

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Chad’s former ambassador to Canada and the United States said he has been fired from diplomatic service following allegations that his wife was bribed by Calgary-based Griffiths Energy International Inc. to help the company secure rights to lucrative oil and gas properties.

In an emotional interview with The Globe and Mail, and the rambling six-page letter below, Mahamoud Adam Bechir “regretfully” declared “an end … forever to my 20 years of uninterrupted service and political career” in Chad.

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