Thursday, July 9, 2009

Sarkozy: Assad has 'kept commitments' on Lebanon

In the Daily Star, here
"French President Nicolas Sarkozy said on Wednesday that Syrian president Bashar Assad "kept the commitments" that he had promised France concerning Lebanon. Sarkozy was speaking to reporters in L'Aquilla, Italy at the opening of the G8 Summit. Following the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, French-Syrian ties deteriorated considerably. However, in 2008 ties were revived following a visit by Sarkozy, newly elected at the time, to Syria ..."

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