French foreign minister slams Assad's 'lies' over chemical attack

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French foreign minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s claim that reports of a chemical weapons attack on rebels in the town of Idlib last week were false was '100 percent lies'.

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French foreign minister Jean-Marc Ayrault on Friday described Syrian ruler Bashar al-Assad’s denial of last week’s Idlib chemical attack as “100 percent lies, propaganda and cynicism”, reports Middle East Monitor.