Russia - Syria - Q&A - Excerpts from the daily press briefing (30.08.17)


Q - Yesterday the President said that France had gotten results from Russia concerning chemicals in Syria. What are they, specifically?

A - The issue of chemical weapons in Syria is the subject of an ongoing dialogue with Russia. It arises whenever the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs speaks with his Russian counterpart.

We are counting on Russia’s commitment to ensure there are no further chemical attacks in Syria.

In his speech, the President stressed the importance of this red line for France.