Rebel fighters of 'Ahrar Jableh' brigade prepare to launch a mortar in the Jabal al-Akrad area in Syria's northwestern Latakia province April 28, 2015. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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French President Francois Hollande admitted to delivering weapons to Syrian rebels in 2012 despite an embargo, according to a new book coming out in France this month.Until now, France has only admitted to delivering non-lethal weapons to the rebels such as bullet-proof jackets or night-vision goggles.The book traces a series of diplomatic and military moves by the French government both under Hollande and previous President Nicolas Sarkozy. One of these was the planned air strikes against the Syrian government for its alleged use of chemical weapons in August 2013 which Washington backed down from after a diplomatic agreement.
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