Reaction has been mixed in France to President Emmanuel Macron’s decision to join the United States and Britain in launching strikes against the Syrian regime.

On Saturday, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian described the joint military action as justified, limited and proportionate and said it’s objectives had been realized.

“A large part of his chemical arsenal has been destroyed,” Le Drian told France’s BFMTV in an interview, referring to Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad.

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