France has not declared war on Syria regime: Emmanuel Macron

Macron said that France's air strikes in Syria in response to an alleged chemical attack were not a declaration of war against the Damascus regime.

Published: 16th April 2018 01:06 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th April 2018 01:06 AM   |  A+A-

France President Emmanuel Macron| Photo: AP

By PTI

PARIS: President Emmanuel Macron said today that France's air strikes in Syria in response to an alleged chemical attack were not a declaration of war against the Damascus regime.

"We have not declared war on the regime of Bashar al-Assad," Macron said in a television interview, a day after France joined the United States and Britain in launching strikes.

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