Pressure mounts on Cameron over Syria vote

Monday, 02 Sep 2013, 11:34


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There are growing calls for David Cameron to consider a second parliamentary vote on military action in Syria if further evidence emerges that civilians were targeted by chemical weapons

However deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said he could not foresee any circumstances in which the Government would return to Parliament on the same issue saying he cannot see any circumstances where MP’s would go back Parliament on the same issue and the same question.
Washington has announced that hair and blood samples prove the regime of Syrian President Bashar al Assad has used sarin gas to attack civilians.
In Britain, pressure is mounting for a second vote on whether to support a strike against the Assad regime.
The mayor of London Boris Johnson has become the latest senior politician to suggest a new bid for parliamentary support could be made.
Mr Cameron ruled out the use of British force in Syria following a defeat in the Commons.

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