Lobby Briefing

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On Apr 10, 2017
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Does the UK support the US stance on further Syrian airstrikes?

Prime Minister's Spokesman
Prime Minister's Spokesman say

"What they have said is they are not planning further strikes but they could reconsider if they use chemical weapons again. Until that point it’s a hypothetical question."

Journalist
Journalist say

“It’s not really because they have made their policy clear that they would look at this. Do we support that?”

Prime Minister's Spokesman
Prime Minister's Spokesman say

“We supported last week’s strike and said it was appropriate. As for going forward it’s a hypothetical question.”

Journalist
Journalist say

“But it’s not a hypothetical question because their stance is they will do this. Do we support their stance?”

Prime Minister's Spokesman
Prime Minister's Spokesman say

“We supported the strikes that took place and said it was appropriate. As for anything going forward, it’s hypothetical.”