Syria - Repatriation of children and mothers from north-east Syria (24 January 2023)


France has today conducted a new operation to bring French children and mothers who were in camps in north-east Syria back to France.

Thirty-two children and 15 adult women were returned in the operation.

The children were handed over to children’s services and will receive medical and social aftercare. The adults were handed over to the relevant judicial authorities.

France thanks the local administration in north-east Syria for its cooperation, which made the operation possible.