Syrian Ambassador to the United Nations Bashar al-Ja’afari (AFP photo)
Syria says the recent terror attack in Paris was carried out by terrorists who previously enjoyed the backing of Western and French officials.
Speaking to Press TV, Syrian Ambassador to the United Nations Bashar al-Ja’afari said the Western support for terrorism in Syria has backfired on France.
“France, today, is paying the price of its unprofessional politics with regard [to] the Syrian crisis,” the envoy said.
On Wednesday, masked gunmen stormed into Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine headquarters in Paris, gunning down a dozen people. Several prominent French imams and the Vatican have jointly issued a declaration, condemning the terrorist attack.
Ja’afari said, “We have repeatedly said and warned the French government about working with the terrorists, about manipulating the terrorists. And we told them ‘one day it will return to you.’”
He cited former French Interior Minister and current Prime…
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