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Syria Chemical Weapons : France and U.S. Seek Common Response

Syria Chemical Weapons : France and U.S. Seek Common Response

Published on August 27, 2013
Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic

Paris, August 25, 2013

The French President spoke on Sunday 25 August to Mr Barack Obama, President of the United States of America, about the situation in Syria.

The [French] Head of State condemned the use of chemical weapons in Syria and said everything pointed to the Damascus regime as the perpetrator of these intolerable attacks.

The two presidents agreed to remain in close contact to provide a common response to this unprecedented aggression./.

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