Syria: Corbyn accused Government of 'waiting for instructions' from Trump

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This legally questionable action risks escalating... an already devastating conflict and therefore makes real accountability for war crimes and use of chemical weapons less, not more likely'.

"The Labour party believes there is no military solution in Syria", she said.

Corbyn's call for negotiations over further military intervention in a conflict that has already killed hundreds of thousands of people and displaced millions comes as the Tory government-led by Prime Minister Theresa May-is keeping the U.K.in line with the USA and France "on a steady march" toward attacks on Syria, according to Politico.

He said: 'Parliament must be consulted on this.

Jeremy Corbyn having a whale of a time on the number 36 bus from Middlesbrough to Stockton on Tees back in March 2017
Jeremy Corbyn having a whale of a time on the number 36 bus from Middlesbrough to Stockton on Tees back in March 2017

Last night Labour announced that they would provide free bus travel for all citizens aged under 25, should Jeremy Corbyn's party be elected to government at the next General Election - and, after unveiling the new policy at a sixth form in Derby, it's safe to say the students there were absolutely delighted by Labour's latest promise.

The advice read: 'There was no practicable alternative to the truly exceptional use of force to degrade the Syrian regime's chemical weapons capability and deter their further use by the regime in order to alleviate humanitarian suffering'.

Mr Corbyn added: "Ministers should take their proposals, such as they are, to parliament".

Mr Cable said his party had been willing to back a "properly planned and justified" intervention in Syria, but he warned today that the decision to move ahead without Parliament "fatally undermines the integrity of this mission".

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There have been calls from opposition parties and some Conservative MPs for Parliament to have a vote beforehand. In 2013, MPs voted down British military action against the Assad regime and the latest incident raised questions over whether they should be allowed another vote.

She said a Labour government would "press on" with trying to bring countries round the negotiating table, even in the face of further Russian vetoes.

The Labour leader, a fervent anti-war campaigner, said: "Bombs won't save lives or bring about peace".

The comments come after Theresa May won the backing of her Cabinet for military action against Syrian forces.

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During Thursday's cabinet meeting called to discuss the United Kingdom response, she described it as "shocking and barbaric" and said it was a "further example of the erosion of worldwide law in relation to the use of chemical weapons, which was deeply concerning to us all".

Four RAF Tornado fighter jets armed with the destructive Storm Shadow missiles took off from RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus during the early hours of this morning and targeted a Syrian chemical weapons site 15 miles west of Horns.

- Demand we stop this war.

That view was echoed by Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable, who insisted that Ms May should have sought the approval of MPs before following the U.S. into Syria.

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