PARIS-French President Emmanuel Macron said Sunday he convinced his US counterpart, Donald Trump, to not disengage from Syria and to limit airstrikes to chemical-weapons targets.
"We convinced him it was necessary to stay", he added.
Insisting that the strikes were legitimate, Macron hailed the operation targeting Syrian chemical weapons facilities as a military success.
He said the US, France and Britain targeted "extremely precise sites of chemical weapons use" in an operation that went off "perfectly".
"I assure you, we have convinced him that it is necessary to stay for the long-term", he told veteran journalists Jean-Jacques Bourdin and Edwy Plenel, charged with the two-hour grilling on BFMTV.
"Without declaring war against Bashar al-Assad, the joint strikes achieved their aims without leaving collateral casualties", confirmed Macron, adding that Damscus' chemical weapons capabilities have been destroyed.
Macron said on Sunday that the operation against Syria was "legitimate" and conducted within the global community framework. Macron said officials helped narrow the president's focus for potential strikes after he had "gotten a little carried away over tweets", Reuters reported.
Trump lawyer Cohen denies media report of Prague trip According to documents provided by Avenatti, Cohen used his Trump Organization email address to facilitate the payment to Daniels. Clifford's lawyer, Michael Avenatti , was in the audience for the court session and asked the judge to be heard at 2 p.m.
Saturday's strikes on Syria were the first major military operation since Macron's election in May a year ago.
Macron said that failing so far to get the red lines respected had led Russian authorities to think of Western powers that "these people from the worldwide community - they are nice, they are weak".
However, he repeatedly warned the Syrian government that he would intervene military if alleged use of chemical arms would be proved.
"America does not seek an indefinite presence in Syria", he said. There are no changes to his planned trip to Russian Federation next month, he said. "With those strikes we have separated the Russians and the Turks on this".
And he further argued the operation was legitimate despite not being sanctioned by the United Nations, retorting that under a 2013 United Nations resolution Syria was supposed to destroy its chemical weapons arsenal.
The US said 105 missiles were launched and it believed none were intercepted by Syrian defences.
Macron said the U.S., Britain and France had "full worldwide legitimacy to intervene" with the strikes, to enforce global humanitarian law.
Financial Life Advisors bought a new position in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF in the fourth quarter worth about $384,000. The company reported $0.81 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.75 by $0.06.
Air Force B-1B strategic bombers, launched stealthy, long-range missiles from outside Syrian airspace, officials said. The World Health Organization said 70 were killed in the attack, with 43 dying from chemical exposure.
South Korean President Moon Jae In and US President Donald Trump are preparing for separate direct talks with Mr Kim. Wang spoke to reporters in Tokyo on Sunday after his meeting with Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono.
According to Cena, Bella couldn't have been more gung-ho about signing the agreement, which only made him feel "super bad". At the event, the two stars teamed up to defeat Maryse and The Miz , who questions Cena's commitment to Bella.
For KKR , Sunil Narine picked up 2 wickets while Kuldeep Yadav, Mitchell Johnson and Piyush Chawla all getting one wicket each. SRH has taken the cake with both its outing and KKR has a mixed bag with one win against RCB and one loss to CSK.
I had a feeling when I woke up this morning but it's a different experience when you're waiting for a team to lose. You are not going to tell that Manchester City won the title because Manchester United gave them the title.
Justin and his friend screamed at the man to get off her, but when that didn't work he took matters into his own hands. That's when Justin allegedly punched the guy and shoved him up against the wall, which freed the victim.
"This resolution is the bare minimum that the council can do to respond to the attack", U.S. And we have to know that we're taking every precaution necessary, should we take action.
Trump talks with British, French leaders over strikes on Syria
The Russian foreign ministry, however, accused the allies of acting when they did "to hamper the work of the OPCW inspectors". The Pentagon is backing President Donald Trump's assertion that the missile strikes on Syria were " Mission Accomplished! ".
Two BJP ministers exit J&K govt
He alleged that pointing fingers at others while protecting its own was the character of the Congress party. She also claimed that her family was being threatened after they tried to file an FIR.
Actor, US Marine R. Lee Ermey has died, manager says
He said, "do it and do it right, that's all I care about". "And I love sunshine, I don't know about you". Lee Ermey and was a board member for the National Rifle Association, as well as a spokesman for Glock.
What Have We Learned From Facebook This Week
Yet Facebook kept the entire list, including the phone numbers for my auto mechanic, my apartment door buzzer and a pizzeria. On account of the shadow profile, he has an instant association with Ali in Facebook's "Friend's You May Know" feature.
Man City Close In On EPL Title With Win Over Spurs
Exclaimed manager Jurgen Klopp on hearing Salah is the first Liverpool player since Ian Rush 31 years ago to score 40 in a season. However, this time there was no second-half collapse as City should have ran out even more convincing victor .
Gov. Bevin: "I apologize" to those hurt by comments
Teachers from across Kentucky gathered in the state Capitol to rally for increased funding for education on Friday. It came two days after his remarks in the midst of a Frankfort budget battle raised eyebrows around the nation.
How Home-based Business Can Benefit from Coworking Spaces
More so, it can encourage productivity by being able to lessen boredom since you will be surrounded by people you can talk to. It Fits the Bill According to statistics, self-employment is on the rise, increasing by as much as 40% in the U.S . by 2020.
The Essentials of Being an Eco-Friendly Hotel
Conserve Energy Lights, water heaters, and air conditioning units, among other things, consume the most electricity in hotels. Through these actions, the hotel can build a better name by showing its clients how it values environmental sustainability.
Money Saving Tips for Business Owners
JJBender.com is a trustworthy and reputable source of used office equipment that offers a wide variety of products. And in today’s economy, every small business owner is looking for ways to save money and reduce expenses.