Syria

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:36 pm on 16th April 2018.

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Photo of Kevin Foster Kevin Foster Conservative, Torbay 4:36 pm, 16th April 2018

Given the Russian veto on the Security Council not just on investigations in Syria, but on referring Syrian matters to the International Criminal Court, only the use of force is left to deter the usage of chemical weapons. What message would we send to despots around the world if we just sat down, wrung our hands and did absolutely nothing?