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France remains at gunpoint

Elysee logo(BRUSSELS2) After the meeting of a restricted defense council, François Hollande heard underlined the " France's determination to explore all avenues at the United Nations Security Council to enable effective and verifiable control of the chemical weapons present in Syria as soon as possible ". But if a military replica no longer seems appropriate, the weapon is not back in its arsenal. " France will remain, in permanent contact with its partners, mobilized to sanction the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian regime and to dissuade it from starting again. “Said a press release from the Presidency of the Republic.

Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).