USA and allies must remain in Syria after the defeat of the IG*, said macron
WASHINGTON, April 22 — RIA Novosti. France, United States and its allies must remain in Syria after the defeat of the IG* “to build a new Syria” and to limit the influence of Iran, said Emmanuel macron.
“Even after the war against ISIS* the United States, France and our allies, all countries in the region, even Russia, Turkey will play an important role in creating a new Syria. But to determine the future, of course, will be the Syrian people,” he said in an interview with the American Fox News channel.
According to the President, the full withdrawal of international forces will strengthen the position of Bashar al-Assad and Iran.
“They will prepare a new war, they will feed new terrorists,” — said the French leader.
He also noted that the West must not show weakness in relations with Russia, otherwise Moscow will constantly use it.
Macron said earlier that it was he who persuaded Donald trump to leave the American division in the SAR. The White house, in turn, said that the US can “very soon” to leave the country, but a peaceful settlement was “taking care of others.”
The assurances of the French authorities, the air force of the Republic took part in the joint with the US and UK missile strike in Syria on April 14. Then attack government facilities, which the West believes are used for the production of chemical weapons. 3:42 p.m.-5:10 MSK coalition forces released more than a hundred rockets, 71 of which shot down a Syrian air defense. As a result of the attacks no one was killed, destruction on the earth was minimal. Russian forces were not involved, but kept track of all the triggers.
Later, the Russian defense Ministry reported that no recorded runs with the French media.
* A terrorist organization banned in Russia