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Read the letter from Mahamoud Adam Bechir

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.

Letter from Mahamoud Adam Bechir, former Chadian ambassador to Canada and the United States

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