President Emmanuel Macron said France convinced U.S. counterpart Donald Trump to “stay in Syria long-term” on Sunday after Washington said that the strikes on Syrian government positions were a “one-time shot”.

Earlier this month, the White House said the U.S. military mission in Syria was coming to a “rapid end” and focused on the complete defeat of ISIS, previous to carrying out airstrikes with the United Kingdom and France on April 13.


More details to follow. Image of Emmanuel Macron from previous files. 

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Written by Eli Ridder

Eli Ridder is a journalism student at the University of Guelph-Humber and a senior correspondent for multiple independent publications including, but not limited to, The Anon Journal, Berning Media Network and the Ribbon. Find out more at eliridder.ca

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