Boris Johnson and Jean-Marc Ayrault set aside differences

British and French foreign ministers meet in Paris and call for Syrian regime to end Aleppo siege

Boris Johnson, the UK foreign minister, and his French counterpart, Jean-Marc Ayrault, have put on a show of fraternity at a meeting in Paris, setting aside their differences and finding common ground in a call for the Syrian regime to end its siege on Aleppo.

“The ministers solemnly called upon the Syrian regime’s allies to bring an immediate end to these operations, which violate the truce agreed in Munich and international law,” the pair said in a joint statement.

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