“I exclude military intervention in Syria,” said Pinotti.
On Tuesday, the Minister took part in a meeting of the heads of the military departments of the EU countries, at which France asked its allies for assistance in military actions against the IS. EU countries have expressed willingness to provide such assistance.
According to Pinotti, the military mission in Iraq, in which the 500 man is now involved, will be increased.
“The new decree, which is currently being discussed in parliament, provides for an 750 man,” she said.
The Minister noted that "Italy assured France of its maximum readiness to fight the" Islamic State "."