France warns of ‘new disaster’ looming in Syria’s Idlib

PARIS (AFP) – French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian warned yesterday that a new humanitarian disaster was looming in Syria, in the rebel-held region of Idlib, seen as the next possible target of the regime’s fightback.

In an interview with Le Journal du Dimanche weekly a day after the US, Britain and France carried out strikes in Syria, Le Drian said, “There are two million people in Idlib now, including hundreds of thousands of Syrians evacuated from rebel towns recaptured by the regime. More details in Monday’s Borneo Bulletin.