If there is evidence that the Syrian government used chemical weapons deployment against civilians, then France will ‘strike’. That president Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday. The French air force would then be deployed to the places to bomb where the chemical weapons are to be compiled or saved. “The red line must be respected.’
The French president stressed, however, that at this moment our services yet no firm evidence have been able to locate that chemical weapons, which by the conventions are prohibited, were used on the civilian population. Once there is proof, I will do what I have said.’
According to the United States since the beginning of January for at least six attacks with chlorine gas registered in rebellengebied. Syrian president Bashar al-Assad denies, however, in all keys, and is backed by ally Russia. Moscow speaks of a ‘propaganda campaign’ against the Syrian regime.
Friday also had the French Defence minister Florence Parly still have to know given that there is evidence of possible use of chlorine gas’, but that there is still no ‘absolute confirmation’.