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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:31 pm on 13th January 2020.

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Photo of Hilary Benn Hilary Benn Labour, Leeds Central 3:31 pm, 13th January 2020

Given that the shooting down of flight 752 is, sadly, the latest instance of civilian airliners being shot down in regions of conflict apparently by mistake, may I urge the Foreign Secretary, with colleagues, to see what more might be done to enable defence forces properly to distinguish between civilian aircraft and potential military threats in order to ensure that such deaths are avoided in future?