French Foreign Minister Says He'll Visit Iraq in Coming Days

(Bloomberg) -- French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said he’ll visit Iraq in “the coming days” to discuss the ramifications of U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops from neighboring Syria.

French Foreign Minister Says He'll Visit Iraq in Coming Days

Le Drian said in an interview with C-News television that Syria’s Kurds “are our best allies,” and must be “comforted.”

Le Drian also said that French residents who joined Islamic State and have been captured in Syria or Iraq, “must be judged where their crimes were committed.”

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