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French, Jordanian FMs discuss Syria in Amman

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French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Sunday, that the eradication of ISIS extremist group remains a priority and a political solution is the only viable way to resolve the crisis in Syria.

Le Drian spoke at a joint news conference alongside Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman al-Safadi after a meeting with his counterpart during a visit to Jordan’s capital, Amman.

Le Drian said that the Syrian people must be given the chance to decide their future “in the framework of a peaceful process and electoral process”.

Al-Safadi said that the pair also discussed the “repercussions” of the decision by the United States to withdraw its troops from Syria.