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June 15, 2012 9:13 am

France and Russia Discuss Post Assad Scenarios

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French President elect, Francois Hollande. Photo: wiki commons.

France 24 – France’s foreign minister said Friday that talks were under way with Russia on Syria’s future if President Bashar al-Assad is ousted, and that Paris may supply communication equipment to Syrian rebels.

“The Russians are not today attached to the person of Bashar al-Assad. They clearly see he is a tyrant and a murderer. But they are sensitive about who might take his place, if Assad is ousted. The discussion is about that,” Laurent Fabius said.

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