April 14, 2018 / 9:47 AM / in 2 months

France: objectives met in Syria, Macron's Russia trip still on

PARIS (Reuters) - The objectives of international strikes on Syria have been met and there are no further strikes planned at this stage but the Syrian government should be aware that fresh strikes could be planned if it crosses red lines again, France said on Saturday.

French Minister for Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian makes an official statement with French Minister of the Armed Forces Florence Parly (not pictured) in the press room at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, France, April 14, 2018. Michel Euler/Pool via Reuters

Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian told BFM TV in an interview that there were no changes to President Emmanuel Macron’s planned trip to Russia next month.

Reporting by Ingrid Melander; editing by John Irish

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