Allies concerned over UK opposition's Syria stance - minister

LONDON Sun Sep 1, 2013 11:45am BST

Britain's Foreign Secretary William Hague leaves 10 Downing Street in London August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

Britain's Foreign Secretary William Hague leaves 10 Downing Street in London August 29, 2013.

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LONDON (Reuters) - The United States and some European countries are concerned about the decision by Britain's opposition Labour Party to vote down a government motion that could have paved the way for a strike on Syria, Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Sunday.

"There is some serious concern in other capitals, not just across the Atlantic but in European capitals as well, about the position they (Labour) have taken in voting down a government motion (on Syria)," Hague told Sky TV.

(Reporting By Costas Pitas; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

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Raymond.Vermont wrote:
You mean to say, they are concerned that the population arent muppets to their BS, each and every time.

Sep 01, 2013 12:47pm BST  --  Report as abuse
Raymond.Vermont wrote:
Allies concerned over UK opposition’s Syria stance – minister

So much so the EU slapped export bans on chemical sales.

Revealed: Britain sold nerve gas chemicals to Syria 10 months after war began

http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/uk-world-news/britain-sold-nerve-gas-chemicals-2242520

Sep 01, 2013 1:09pm BST  --  Report as abuse
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