France's Ayrault says Assad's comments on Syria chemical attack are lies

By REUTERS
April 14, 2017 09:41
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BEIJING - French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault dismissed as lies and propaganda on Friday Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's comments that a poison gas attack blamed on his government last week in Idlib province was "100 percent fabrication."

Ayrault made the comment during a joint media briefing in Beijing with China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi.


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