Syria

France Backs Syria No-Fly Zone

Russia and China continue to serve as a deterrent to UN-backed intervention

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The international community is still divided on ways to solve the Syrian conflict as France indicated Thursday that it would support a partial no-fly zone over Syria whileRussia continues close cooperation with the Syrian authorities on energy. 

French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, speaking on France 24 television, called for a partial closure of Syria's air space, as suggested by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

The international community is still divided on ways to solve the Syrian conflict as France indicated Thursday that it would support a partial no-fly zone over Syria whileRussia continues close cooperation with the Syrian authorities on energy.
French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, speaking on France 24 television, called for a partial closure of Syria's air space, as suggested by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

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