France and the United States confirm continued joint action in Iraq and Syria

" BAGHDAD / French President Emmanuel Macaron said on Thursday that France and the United States would continue to work together in Iraq and Syria, adding that the departure of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is no longer a condition for reaching a political solution to the ongoing Syrian crisis. "

McCron told a joint news conference with US President Donald Trump that he had reached a decision with the US President to continue working on Syria and Iraq and set up a contact group on the matter, adding that he wanted a concrete initiative on Syria to be prepared in the coming weeks.

McCron confirmed that chemical weapons in Syria are a red line "and we will intervene if this weapon is used again."

The French President pointed out that his country has differences with the United States of America on the issue of climate, "but I respect the decision of the President of the United States on the Paris Convention for climate."

Source: National Iraqi News Agency