France Ready to Strike Syria if Chemical Weapons Used – Army Chief

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bY CRIMSON TAZVINZWA//French Army General François Lecointre announced that the army was ready to hit Syria if chemical weapons will be used in the province of Idlib in Syria, Reuters reported.

The statement comes following the announcement of Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov made in late August that militants in Syria were preparing a provocation to accuse Damascus of using chemical weapons against civilians in Idlib.

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