After the negotiations at Versailles, the cooperation between Paris and Moscow on the Syrian issue reached a new level, said the President of France Emmanuel macron. On Sunday, July 16, writes TASS with reference to the newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche.
“After talks with the Russian President in Versailles, I am stating that we are moving on these issues,” stressed macron. He added that he “intends to take a tough stance on the use by anybody of chemical weapons in Syria.”
“I also need to grant access to humanitarian assistance in order to ensure the rescue of civilians in a combat zone,” — said the President of France.
July 14, Putin congratulated Him on the national holiday — the Bastille Day. The first meeting of the presidents, which lasted about 3 hours, took place in may.
April 4, in the town of Khan Shaykhun, controlled by the Syrian opposition, was a gas attack, which killed 87 people, injured about 200. Opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and the West have blamed the attack force of government troops. In Damascus said that the army did not use chemical weapons.