September 4, 2013
The Prime Minister said that the UK “can’t be part and won’t be part” of any military strikes against Bashar al-Assad’s regime.
Mr Cameron has come under pressure from senior Conservative to hold a second vote in the Commons on the issue after Barack Obama, the US President, delayed his response in Syria.
A number of ministers including Philip Hammond, the Defence Secretary, this week appeared to leave the door open to a second vote if the circumstances in Syria “change very significantly”.
Downing Street had for days only said that there were “absolutely no plans” to return to the Commons for another vote on Syria.
However, speaking during Prime Minister’s Questions, Mr Cameron excluded the possibility of Britain having any role in military action.
This article was posted: Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 11:19 am