The Minister of foreign Affairs of France Jean-Yves Le Drian asked to withdraw from Syria, the Shiite militia, including fighters of the Lebanese Hezbollah group. This statement was made in an interview on the BMF.
Answering the question if he considers it necessary the withdrawal from Syria of Turkish troops, the Minister said: «We believe that the conclusion anyone should not be in Syria. This includes the Iranian militias, and the Lebanese Hizbullah».
Le Drian also said that all the evidence confirms that the Syrian forces use chemical weapons in Idlib province. According to media reports, the victims of the bombing were five people. Syria denies the charges.
Note that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urged Turkey to stop military operations and withdraw its troops from the territory of Syria. He stressed that the reason for the invasion may be only the request of the legitimate government of Syria.