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Fight against terrorism/Iraq/Syria

Published on October 16, 2014
Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic
Paris, October 15, 2014

The President spoke to President Obama, Chancellor Merkel and Prime Ministers Cameron and Renzi this afternoon about the Ebola virus epidemic, the fight against Daesh [ISIL] in Iraq and Syria and the situation in Ukraine. (…)

The heads of state and government also confirmed their determination to combat Daesh [ISIL] in the framework of the international coalition created to that end.

Regarding Syria, they expressed their shared desire to boost international support for the Syrian moderate opposition.

On Iraq, they confirmed their commitment to support the forces engaged on the front line against Daesh. They expressed the wish for the dialogue initiated between the Iraqi parties to continue and enable the national unity government to act effectively. (…)./.

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