Labour: UK personnel 'not without risk' in Mali

Shadow defence secretary Jim Murphy has expressed concern at the way Britain's involvement in the mission in Mali has expanded.

Speaking in the Commons, he said:

The UK commitment to Mali has grown from lending the French two transport aircraft to the deployment of perhaps hundreds of troops to the region.

UK trainers may be non-combat but that does not mean they are without risk

See also: Mali military effort: What the UK is offering

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