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Syrian president loses French decoration

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Syrian president Bashar al-Assad will lose soon the decoration of the French Legion of Honor. The procedure is set in motion to Assad that title to take it away. It reports the Elysée Monday night.

The decision to Assad the award to deprive, there will be a few days after France along with the United States a few targets in Syria bombed.

The decoration is france’s highest national distinction. It was the then French president Jacques Chirac that Assad, in 2001, named in the Legion of Honor, shortly after his father had followed.

Last year had Macron all the decoration taken from the American film producer Harvey Weinstein. Also cyclist Lance Armstrong and fashion designer John Galliano became the past few years, their decoration is lost. In 2010, the French government made it easier for foreigners who ‘acts that are contrary to the eea set up’ their award to deprive.

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