The Daily Press Briefing

Statements made by
the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
and International Development

Paris - August 10, 2015
In this issue:

◢  Afghanistan - Attacks

◢  Syria - Kidnapping of civilians

Afghanistan - Attacks

France condemns the series of attacks carried out in Kabul in recent days, and again today near the airport.

We offer our condolences to the victims’ families.

France assures the Afghan people and authorities of its solidarity in the fight against terrorism.

Syria - Kidnapping of civilians

France condemns the kidnapping by Daesh of more than 200 civilians of various faiths in the central Syrian town of al-Qaryatain.

We call for their immediate release. These kidnappings may constitute a war crime and a crime against humanity.

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