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  8/27/2012, Elul 9, 5772

Hollande: France Would Recognize Syrian Rebel Govt.


French President Francois Holllande said Monday that any use of chemical weapons by Syria would be sufficient reason for Western countries to intervene in Syria. Hollande said that France was working along with several other countries to create a protective zone around Syria, to be in position to move in if necessary.

Earlier, Hollande called on Syrian rebels to establish a temporary government in exile, saying that France would recognize it.

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