Chad, a majority Muslim country, did not have any relations with Israel for over 40 years until contact was resumed in 2016.
The security forces in Chad and the Central African Republic arrested an Al-Quds Force unit that sought to advance Iranian interests in Africa. Its budget - hundreds of thousands of dollars.
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Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon met Chad’s ambassador to the world body, Ali Alifei Moustapha, last week.
"The Iranians and Palestinians were upset about the trip and tried to stop it but failed."
Maiga's visit would be yet another diplomatic breakthrough for Israel with a Muslim-majority country.
In addition to the 10 killed peacekeepers, another 25 were injured.
This less circuitous route trimmed about an hour off the flight time from Chad’s capital of N’Djamena to Tel Aviv.
Ten peacekeepers were killed and at least 25 were wounded while repelling an attack by armed assailants near a village in northern Mali on Sunday.
Comments come as Israel, Chad renew ties.