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Will respond if proven Syria 'red line' crossed on chemical attack: France

France has repeatedly warned that evidence of the use of chemical weapons in Syria is a "red line" that would prompt French strikes on Syrian government forces

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Medical workers treating toddlers following an alleged poison gas attack in the opposition-held town of Douma, in eastern Ghouta, near Damascus, Syria | PTI Photo

will retaliate against the regime of Syrian President if evidence emerges that it was behind a recent suspected in a rebel-held enclave, government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux said today.

"If the red line has been crossed, there will be a response," he told Europe 1 radio, adding that intelligence shared by President and US President "in theory confirms the use of "

has repeatedly warned that evidence of the use of in is a "red line" that would prompt French strikes on forces.

First Published: Tue, April 10 2018. 20:11 IST
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