Further on in the interview, Douste-Blazy adds:You know, that might explain the 200 "additional" troops... they aren't planning to do anything, to anyone, anyhow.
We are in agreement about the objective: the disarmament [of Hezbollah], but for us the means are purely political. That is a French specificity.
Douste-Blazy did not elaborate on just what "political means" France intends to bring to bear to disarm Hezbollah, nor when.
Saturday, August 19, 2006
John Rosenthal at Transatlantic Intelligencer has the words of the French Foriegn Minister here: