February 20, 2018 / 3:08 PM / 2 years ago

French foreign minister to head to Russia, Iran to discuss Syria

FILE PHOTO: French Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian delivers a speech during a foreign ministers’ meeting on the International Partnership against Impunity for the Use of Chemical Weapons, in Paris, France, January 23, 2018. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

PARIS (Reuters) - French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Tuesday he would travel to Russia and Iran in the coming days to discuss the war in Syria.

“We’re heading toward a humanitarian cataclysm” in Syria if nothing is done, Le Drian told French lawmakers.

Reporting by Mathieu Rosemain and Marine PennetierEditing by Ingrid Melander

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