Minister for the Middle East’s comments on proposed Turkish military action in north east Syria

9 Oct 2019 10:50 AM

Dr Andrew Murrison responded to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons on north east Syria.

Speaking in Parliament yesterday Minister for the Middle East, Dr Murrison, made the following remarks:

We have been consistently clear with Turkey that unilateral military action must be avoided as it would destabilise the region and threaten efforts to secure the lasting defeat of Daesh.

As members of the Global Coalition, our focus remains on securing the enduring defeat of Daesh.

We will continue to work with the US and other international partners to this end.

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