SYRIA (OBSERVATORY) – French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said that the second phase of attacks on Syria will not be, because the objectives of the operation are achieved.
“There is no first phase. There is only one phase. And the goals that were set were achieved. The targets were identified – they are underground stocks of chemical weapons of the regime of Bashar Assad. These goals were touched upon, “the diplomat said on BFMTV .
In this case, Le Drian did not rule out a new intervention in case of violation of the “red line”.
“But I think that the lesson was understood,” he added.
Earlier, Chief of the Main Operations Directorate of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces, Colonel-General Sergei Rudskoy said that Russian air defense systems on the Syrian bases Tartus and Khmeimim did not record the participation of French aviation in strikes against Syria.
French President Emmanuel Macron confirmed the country ‘s participation in joint operations with the United States and Great Britain in Syria.