British PM to cut short holiday to chair Syria meeting

Deputies from Conservative Party and Labour Party ask Cameron to bring the Syria issue into the agenda of the parliament, British Deputy PM cancels visit to Afghanistan

British PM to cut short holiday to chair Syria meeting

 

World Bulletin/News Desk

British Prime Minister David Cameron is expected to cut short his holiday in Cornwall and return to London to chair the high level security meeting over Syria.

Deputy Prime Minister of Britain Nick Clegg canceled his visit to Afghanistan for the high level security meeting over Syria.

Prime Ministry stated that they would decide on Tuesday whether to convene the parliament or not, which will be on recess till September 2.

The meeting will be held on Wednesday with the participation of intelligence authorities and ministers.

British Foreign Secretary William Hague said Wednesday that Britain was considering its options regarding the alleged chemical weapon usage in Syria, and gave the clues of a possible intervention in Syria without getting the support of UN.

Meanwhile, some deputies from Conservative Party as well as  Labour Party asked Cameron to bring the Syria issue into the agenda of the parliament before making any decision over military intervention into the country. Cameron previously promised to ask for the parliament's approval for arming the Syrian opponents but not for a possible military intervention into the country.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 27 Ağustos 2013, 10:03
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