The French presidency has released footage of military planes taking off for Syria. The video comes hours after Emmanuel Macron announced the strike on Damascus, along with the US and the UK.
U.S. military, in conjunction with British and French forces, struck three sites — a scientific research center near Damascus, a chemical weapons storage facility near Homs, and a storage facility and command post also near Homs.
Syrian Defence forces have intercepted 13 missiles using an air defense system
In its statement, the Elysee Palace stresses that French armed forces are taking off against “the illegal chemical arsenal of the Syrian regime.”