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Iraq: Coalition Against ISIL

Part of Business of the House – in the House of Commons at 10:35 am on 26th September 2014.

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Photo of Bob Ainsworth Bob Ainsworth Labour, Coventry North East 10:35 am, 26th September 2014

There is a problem in Iraq, though, that we need to recognise. It is not just political and it is not just about capability. There needs to be a will from the Iraqi army to defend the Sunni areas of the country. In the Prime Minister’s talks with the new Government, has he seen that change, which actually means that our air strikes will support a country that has the will to defend all its own people?