Hollande orders escalation of anti-IS strikes in Iraq as well as Syria

Latest Update: November 20, 2015 | 290 Views

President Francois Hollande on Thursday ordered that French air strikes against Islamic State jihadists be stepped up in Iraq as well as Syria following the Paris attacks, his office said in a statement.


“Francois Hollande gave the necessary instructions for the intensification of the military operations under way against Daesh in Syria as well as in Iraq,” said the statement which was issued after he met with senior cabinet ministers and military chiefs.