France likely to enlarge its UN contribution

By JPOST.COM STAFF
August 24, 2006 19:55

France is likely to significantly enlarge the number of soldiers it sends to the UN force in Lebanon, political officials estimated on Thursday evening. Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni met with the French prime minister and foreign minister in Paris on Wednesday. French President Jacques Chirac was expected to announce the final number of troops being sent to the multinational force on Thursday night.


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