France lauds Syria’s Democratic Forces role against IS

PARIS, French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday praised the decisive role played by Syria’s Democratic Forces with the support of the international coalition in defeating the so-called Islamic State (IS).

Macron affirmed during a meeting with a delegation of the Syrian Democratic Forces that Paris supports the fight against the extremist organization, which continues to pose a threat to security, the presidential palace (Elysee) said in a statement.

The French President stressed the importance France attaches to the stability of northeastern Syria, noting that financial support will be allocated to meet humanitarian needs and achieve social and economic stability for the civilians in Syria.

He reiterated France’s commitment to the comprehensive political solution to the Syrian conflict in the framework of UN Security Council Resolution 2254, stressing that “it is the only solution capable of ensuring stability in Syria.”

Source: Kuwait News Agency