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Macron tells Putin he wants to 'intensify' Syria dialogue

Macron tells Putin he wants to 'intensify' Syria dialogue

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday that he had evidence that chemical weapons were used in rebel-held enclave of Douma in Syria and that the regime of Bashar al-Assad was behind the attack. Trump says attack 'very soon or not so soon' US President Donald Trump cast doubt on Thursday over the timing of his threatened strike on Syria. We'll see what happens.

But roughly 100 remained in place, trying to show it into a "space of social, agricultural and environmental experimentation".

On Tuesday, Mr Macron said any French action would target Syria's chemical weapons abilities.

The head of the national gendarmerie, Richard Lizurey, said scores of troublemakers had arrived in recent days, lifting the number facing police to about 700 from 150 at the outset.

After talks in Brussels with European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker, Heiko Maas Germany's foreign minister condemned Moscow - Assad's key ally - for repeatedly blocking resolutions on Syria at the UN Security Council.

OV: This is a bridge between Ukraine and the West - to explain Ukraine to the West, and explain the West to Ukraine. Smoke could be seen rising from the northern and eastern edges of the capital.

"Since the first reports of alleged use of chemical weapons in Douma, Syrian Arab Republic, were issued", the OPCW said in a statement, "[we have] been gathering information from all available sources and analyzing it".

"The issue is not so much risks, as much as it is the calibration that the United States is seeking", said Mr Bokhari. Significantly, these plans enjoy the support of the entire political establishment, including the union bureaucracy and petty bourgeois pseudo-left forces like Jean Luc Mélenchon's Unsubmissive France (LFI) party.

Vladimir Shamanov, who chairs the defence committee of the lower house, said the vessels had departed the base for their own safety, which was "normal practice" when there were threats of attack. For the past few months, critics of the new measure have been staging weekend protests across France and more are planned on Saturday. A second witness said the Barzah district of Damascus had been hit in the strikes.

Sarah Wollaston, a prominent opponent of intervention who voted against action in 2013 said she supported military action. He merely wants to abolish ridiculously generous perks - relics of the days when shovelling coal into steam engines was backbreaking work - for new employees.

Macron said that "passengers have already made an effort, beyond what they're going through today - because ticket prices have risen these past few years". He claimed that the forces leading the student protests are not in fact students, but only "professional inciters of disorder". The government says the steps are necessary to cap the SNCF's debt as it confronts the opening up of the sector to competition. It gives me a sense to fight.