France`s Hollande says Iraq, Syria air strikes to be `accelerated`

French President Francois Hollande said Thursday that a coalition waging a bombing campaign against the Islamic State group would "accelerate" air strikes.

AFP| Updated: Jan 21, 2016, 17:29 PM IST
France`s Hollande says Iraq, Syria air strikes to be `accelerated`

Paris: French President Francois Hollande said Thursday that a coalition waging a bombing campaign against the Islamic State group would "accelerate" air strikes.

"The pace of the interventions will be accelerated and France will play its role in this," Hollande said in a speech to ambassadors.