Syria crisis: France's 'full support' to opposition
30 August 2013 Last updated at 16:53 BST
President Francois Hollande has repeated his "full support" for the Syrian opposition, saying France is still ready to take action against the Assad regime.
He said Paris would continue to offer humanitarian and material aid to the opposition.
He added that while everything should be done to find a political solution, an international coalition capable of acting with necessary force was a vital alternative.