French leader expects IS offensive to continue until Feb.| MENAFN.COM

Monday, 03 October 2022 05:57 GMT

French leader expects IS offensive to continue until Feb.

(MENAFN- Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) PARIS, Dec 10 (KUNA) -- French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday he expects military operations in Syria targeting the so-called Islamic State group to continue until February 2018.

Speaking at a press conference, he reiterated the need to reach a UN-mediated political solution to end the nearly seven-year conflict.

Macron said that French diplomacy would be moving towards building long-term peace which he said was crucial.

The president in July had suggested forming a contact group on Syria focused on launching a political transition in the war-torn country, including permanent United Nations' Security Council member countries and several regional powers. (end)


Legal Disclaimer:
MENAFN provides the information “as is” without warranty of any kind. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the accuracy, content, images, videos, licenses, completeness, legality, or reliability of the information contained in this article. If you have any complaints or copyright issues related to this article, kindly contact the provider above.