Britain rules out military intervention in Syria

03.08.2011                      03.Aw-Elul, 5771

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Britain rules out military intervention in Syria

Foreign Secretary Hague's response comes on the heels of Sunday’s military assault that left scores dead in several cities across Syria.

Britain wants stronger international pressure on Syria, including from Arab nations, over its crackdown on protesters, but rules out military intervention, Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Monday.
"We do want to see additional sanctions … We want to see stronger international pressure all round. Of course, to be effective, that can't just be pressure from Western nations that includes from Arab nations it includes from Turkey," Hague told the BBC in an interview….