France ready to attack Syria if chemical weapons used

French forces are prepared to attack Syrian targets if chemical weapons are used in the forthcoming government offensive to retake Idlib, said French Armed Forces Chief Francois Lecointre to reporters on Thursday. He added…”it’s in our interest to do it with as many partners as possible.” In April, the US, France and Britain launched more than 100 missiles at pro-government targets in retaliation for a suspected poison gas attack near Damascus.

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