Rights group: Syria regime has used chemical weapons 211 times
Rights group: Syria regime has used chemical weapons 211 times
'France will strike' if proven chemical bombs used in Syria: Emmanuel Macron
14 February, 2018, 19:22
In a telephone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on February 9, Macron said he was "worried about indications suggesting the possible use of chlorine on several occasions against the civilian population in Syria these last few weeks".
He added that is such proof is found, France will strike the places from where the shipments of chemical weapons are originating.
Macron spoke to reporters in Paris on Tuesday on the alleged uses of chemical arms against civilians by Syrian government forces.
Macron spoke by phone to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday and urged him to call on the Assad regime to "put an end to the unsustainable deterioration of the humanitarian situation in Eastern Ghouta and Idlib".
The Syrian regime itself, either during or after the conflict, "will be answerable to worldwide justice", he added. The comments came amid unverified reports that pro-government forces have used chlorine on civilians and rebels to gain control of areas.
On January 22: A suspected chlorine attack in Douma, led to at least 21 cases of respiratory problems, including children, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Former US President Barack Obama set out a red line for Syria in 2012, when he warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad that the use, or even the movement, of chemical weapons would trigger US military reprisals.
Despite repeated U.S. warnings, the Syrian regime was reported to have used chlorine gas in Idlib Province earlier this month.
While France, like the United States, suspects the Syrian regime, it says it does not yet have concrete evidence on the nature and origin of the attacks.
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