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France’s Macron threatens Syria strikes if chemical weapon use proven

Waar Media - 2018-02-15 12:46
WAAR-DUHOK: Emmanuel Macron has promised to “strike” Syria if any evidence emerges that chemical weapons were used against civilians. However, he added that French intelligence agencies do not have proof to back up such allegations. On chemical weapons, ...

Kurdistan Region Remembers France's Support

BAS News - 2018-02-14 14:10
ERBIL - The people of the Kurdistan Region would never forget about France's prolonged support to the region, Kurdistan Regional Government representative to France stated."The French Foreign Minister has asserted that his country would support any attem ...

YPG Would Allow Syrian Army to Enter Afrin

BAS News - 2018-02-13 23:07
ERBIL — Sipan Hemo, the People's Protection Units’ (YPG) General Staff told Agence France-Presse (AFP) that if the Syrian government considers Afrin as part of Syria, then it has to help the YPG fighters against Turkey’s attacks and protect the canton. I ...

KRG PM thanks France FM for breaking diplomatic blockade on Kurdistan

Waar Media - 2018-02-13 12:54
WAAR-DUHOK: French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Monday arrived in Erbil and met with officials from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), including Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani. Le Drian’s visit to Kurdistan is the first of a high-level ...

French FM arrives in Erbil

Waar Media - 2018-02-12 22:07
WAAR-DUHOK: The Foreign Minister of France, Jean-Yves Le Drian, arrived in Kurdistan Region’s capital on Monday for a series of meetings with top Kurdish officials. Le Drian had visited Baghdad earlier the day before flying to Erbil. Kurdistan Region Pri ...

French Foreign Minister Arrives in Erbil

Jewish Coalition for Kurdistan - 2018-02-12 19:12
The Foreign Minister of France, Jean-Yves Le Drian, arrived in Kurdistan Region’s capital on Monday for a series of meetings with top Kurdish officials. ...

French FM Arrives in Erbil

BAS News - 2018-02-12 16:42
ERBIL — The Foreign Minister of France, Jean-Yves Le Drian, arrived in Kurdistan Region’s capital on Monday for a series of meetings with top Kurdish officials. Le Drian had visited Baghdad earlier the day before flying to Erbil. Kurdistan Region Prime M ...

Macron and Putin Discuss Syria

BAS News - 2018-02-10 01:09
ERBIL — Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron discussed the Syrian peace process over the phone on Friday, the Kremlin said in a statement. The two counterparts discussed the importance of increasing France-Russian c ...

Turkey Slams France's Reaction to Afrin Operation

BAS News - 2018-02-09 01:38
ERBIL — Turkish foreign ministry spokesperson Hami Aksoy said in a statement on Thursday that it is being seen with regret that the French foreign minister made “unfortunate and groundless” comments on ‘Operation Olive Branch.’ Turkey has accused France ...

France: Turkey, Iran Breach International Laws in Syria

BAS News - 2018-02-07 21:57
ERBIL — France has warned of Turkish and Iranian actions in Syria, saying that both countries are violating the international laws there. Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian told BFM television on Wednesday that Paris hopes not only Turkey, but also all ...

French Foreign Minister Warns Turkey for Killing Civilians In Afrin

BAS News - 2018-02-07 13:23
Erbil - France's Foreign Minister warns Turkey for killing civilians in the Syrian Kurdish city of Afrin, in the pretext of protecting its borders."What Iran and Turkey do in Syria is violating the international law, and Turkey cannot kill innocent civil ...

French RM: Turkey and Iran violating international law in Syria

Waar Media - 2018-02-07 12:42
WAAR-DUHOK: France’s Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian says Turkey and Iran are violating international law by their actions in Syria. He also called on Ankara not to add “war to war,” apparently referring to its operation against Kurds (Rojava). In an ...

France Committed to Help Erbil-Baghdad Talks: Envoy

BAS News - 2018-02-06 22:56
ERBIL — The French government is committed to help the Kurdistan Region and Iraq in their ongoing talks over the prolonged political disputes, said the country’s envoy. “President Emmanuel Macron is very much committed to getting the talks in Iraq betwee ...
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