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France to U.S: Don't withdraw from Afghanistan or Iraq

PARIS (Reuters) - France will make clear to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during a visit to Paris next week that it opposes a unilateral American withdrawal from Afghanistan and Iraq given the fight against Islamist militancy, its foreign minister said on Friday.

Jean-Yves Le Drian and President Emmanuel Macron are due to meet Pompeo on Monday in the French capital.

(Reporting by John Irish; editing by Sudip Kar-Gupta)

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