Syria: Military Intervention

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 25th April 2017.

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To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Baroness Anelay of St Johns on 20 March (HL Deb, col 10), in what ways they provide practical support to rebel fighters in Syria.

Photo of Baroness Anelay of St Johns Baroness Anelay of St Johns Minister of State, Deputy Speaker (Lords)

​We provide some groups in the moderate opposition, who are standing up to both the tyranny of Assad and the terrorist threat from Daesh, with political and practical support. This includes communications, medical and logistics equipment, including equipment to protect against chemical weapons attacks.

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