French jets due in Jordan to join fight against IS group: PM

AFP , Sunday 23 Nov 2014

Undated image posted online and made available on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, by Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently, an anti-Islamic State group organization, children pose with Islamic State group flags in Raqqa, Syria (Photo: AP)

French fighter jets are due to arrive in Jordan soon to join operations against the Islamic State group in Iraq, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said Sunday.

"The show of strength is continuing with the arrival of Mirage planes in the coming days," Valls said during a visit to the Niger capital Niamey.

Earlier he had said the jets were already in Jordan.

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