France says it cannot act alone on Syria as U.S. hesitates

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Interior Minister Manuel Valls says France will await the U.S. Congress's decision on military action in Syria before making any move itself.

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France said on Sunday it could not act alone against Syria after the United States stepped back from the brink, making Paris the last remaining top ally in the Western coalition to hesitate over punishing President Bashar al-Assad, reports Reuters.