British Special Forces in Afghanistan: New Allegations

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:35 am on 14th July 2022.

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Photo of Richard Foord Richard Foord Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Defence) 10:35 am, 14th July 2022

We on the Liberal Democrat Benches also pay tribute to the courage, bravery and ingenuity of UK special forces and all of our armed forces, but of course it is incumbent on them to follow the laws of armed conflict. Does the Minister agree that members of the armed forces will be first among those wanting to see those laws applied and abided by, so that we can continue to call out the war crimes that we see happening in places such as Kremenchuk, Irpin and Bucha?