Foreign Minister of France Jean-Yves Le Drian believes that ISIS (a terrorist organization banned in Russia) is an enemy of France, and the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad – the enemy of his people.
This statement Le Drian made after a meeting with his German counterpart Sigmar Gabriel in Paris, reports “Russian conversation”.
“As the President says Emmanuel macron, ISIS is our enemy, Assad is the enemy of his people,” – said Le Drian.
In addition, he emphasized on the need to continue the fight against terrorists in Syria, because there is still a lot of hotbeds of terrorism. In particular, many of the militants entrenched in raqqa, said the foreign Minister. He also stated the need “to prevent any possible use of chemical weapons”.
The main priorities in Syria, Le Drian pointed the delivery of humanitarian assistance to the civilian population and the political transition in the country .
As previously reported, the President of France Emmanuel macron said that his country should not have to take part in the military intervention of NATO in Libya in 2011. The French leader also warned against repeating the same situation with Syria.