Syria air strikes will help bring settlement, says Cameron
4 December 2015
From the section UK
Conducting air strikes against targets of so-called Islamic State in Syria will help to bring a political settlement, David Cameron has insisted.
Mr Cameron also said reaching such an agreement was “absolutely crucial”.
The PM’s comments come a day after the RAF began bombing IS in Syria, after MPs had voted to allow air strikes to be extended from Iraq into Syria.
Tornados flew a reconnaissance mission in Syria overnight and dropped a bomb in Iraq, the Ministry of Defence said.
Air strikes were carried out on six targets of IS, which the government refers to as Daesh, in Syria on Thursday.
Two more Tornados and six Typhoons have arrived at RAF Akrotiri, in Cyprus, from where they will join the attacks.
Speaking during a visit to Bulgaria on Friday, where he met Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, Mr Cameron said: “The strikes actually help to bring about a political settlement because the strikes …read more
Source:: BBC UK