peaking on France-Inter radio on Sunday, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has won the country’s civil war but will not “win the peace” without a political solution aided by international mediators.

“Assad won the war, we have to state this. But he hasn’t won the peace,” Le Drian announced.

According to the minister, the West would retaliate if chemical weapons are used against civilians in the looming battle in the province of Idlib.

He further claimed that even if the government’s forces managed to retake Idlib – the last terrorist stronghold – it would not solve the problems that triggered the war seven years ago.

Le Drian also added that France will use this month’s UN General Assembly to push for a peaceful solution in Syria, and is currently involved in negotiations with the guarantors of peace in the region – Russia, Turkey and Iran – to push them to use their clout with Assad to make political talks happen after the war is over.

In late August, French President Emmanuel Macron said that Paris was ready to conduct further airstrikes against Syria if Damascus were to use chemical weapons.

“We will continue acting this way if we see new confirmed cases of the chemical weapons use,” Macron said.

The French president later stated that he feared a grave humanitarian crisis in Idlib, saying that France expected Russia and Turkey to pressure the Syrian government over the situation in the province.

Earlier in the day, Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem, stated that Damascus was determined to clear Idlib of terrorists.

In August, Russian military officials warned of a plot by terrorists and the so-called White Helmets to stage a chemical provocation in order to provoke a new round of Western retaliation against the Syrian government.

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A week ago, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said that terrorists had smuggled eight canisters of chlorine gas into a village southwest of Idlib in order to accuse Syrian government forces of using chemical weapons against civilians.

Back in April, several Western media outlets reported that Syrian government forces had used chemical substances against civilians in the city of Douma. While the Syrian authorities vehemently denied any involvement, branding the “attack” a false flag, the US, France and the UK carried out joint airstrikes against several targets in Syria.

 

Source: Sputnik

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n.md.148
n.md.148
2018-09-02 22:01

syria has won – live with it zio scumbags

Kidon Hit-Team
Kidon Hit-Team
2018-09-02 22:22
Reply to  n.md.148

Israel doesn’t gives a f**k about Syria, stupid idiot!
It’s 100% arab-persian-turk mess.

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FlorianGeyer
2018-09-03 01:01
Reply to  Kidon Hit-Team

Where do you live Kidon ? On the planet Zog I suspect where CNN and CSNBC broadcast to as well.

Idiot.

You can call me AL
You can call me AL
2018-09-03 01:42
Reply to  Kidon Hit-Team

Kidon, I can officially call you a hooked nosed gimp. FO.

Kidon Hit-Team
Kidon Hit-Team
2018-09-03 02:58

FlorianGeyer : I live in Mossad HQ, Tel-Aviv, what a stupid question.
Don’t worry, we know you, your doom will come in due time :
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8th_SS_Cavalry_Division_Florian_Geyer
You can call me AL : You can call whatever you want, you will still be irrelevant

Nestor
Nestor
2018-09-02 23:40

Idea absurdo usar armas químicas cuando se está ganando la guerra, sólo de un embecil o idiota se le ocurre pensar así, verguenza para los Franceses que tengan representantes idiotas.
Parece que su plan de bandera falsa con actores de cascos blancos va cayendo.

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2018-09-03 12:04
Reply to  Nestor

Not so idiot : a single MdCN cruise missile was shot on April 18th and strangely hit a facility that had already been destroyed by Israelis in 2017 😉 In fact, this strike was intended, and not only at French level, to make rebels/jihadists believe they had western support while they have none. In fact, it’s not only in the west but in mostly all countries on the planet that governments don’t want the jihadists coming back but want SAA to kill ’em all!!! This include Russia or China. Didn’t you noticed how Chechen and Uyghur looneys are present? Nobody… Read more »

n.md.148
n.md.148
2018-09-02 21:58

syria and her trullies have won the war against vile zionists led govts and are very aware how the chemical lies will be carried out any time soon by these desperate zio scumbags – total losers/the main occupiers in perm h**l

n.md.148
n.md.148
2018-09-02 22:00

syria and her true allies have won the war against vile zionists led govts and are very aware how the chemical lies will be carried out any time soon by these desperate zio scumbags – total losers/the main occupiers in perm h**l

Abu bakr
Abu bakr
2018-09-02 23:51

Of course Zionist roaches claim they won like Russia has done 10 times now, but still Russia send ships with weapons on daily basis, Assad rely on Zionist forces once they stop support him he will fall less than 24 hours, no you will never win you Zionist roaches

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FlorianGeyer
2018-09-03 01:03
Reply to  Abu bakr

You posted the same ridiculous comment a few days ago idiot.

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2018-09-03 12:07
Reply to  Abu bakr

What is the size of the area ISIS rules now in Syria and Iraq?
3 years ago, it was the size of a country…
Abu bakr, why don’t you go joining them?
Too afraid to do your jihad duty?