Q - According to the pan-Arab daily Asharq-Al-Awsat, a meeting on Syria will be held next Tuesday in Paris. Can you confirm this? Which countries will be represented and at what level? According to certain Arab media outlets, a meeting on Syria was held in Washington last Friday and France was represented. Can you confirm that?
A - We have regular discussions with our partners on Syria.
France reaffirms that only a negotiated political settlement consistent with UN Security Council resolution 2254 will be able to end the conflict and bring lasting peace.