Francois Hollande (l) and Ahmad Jarba (r)
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Syria crisis: 'Appropriate reaction' needed, says Hollande

The French President Francois Hollande has said the international community must react "appropriately" following last week's chemical attack in Syria.

Mr Hollande, speaking after a meeting with the head of Syria's main opposition group Ahmad Jarba, said a political solution could not be found until the Syrian coalition was capable of standing as an alternative to President Assad's government.

  • 29 Aug 2013
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