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Aid money 'could go to defence'

David Cameron has said the government is considering spending money from the aid budget on peacekeeping and other defence-related projects.

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PM hints millions from aid budget could go to defence

David Cameron has paved the way for hundreds of millions of pounds from Britain's aid budget to be diverted to defence.

The Prime Minister hinted that the money could be spent on peacekeeping operations instead as he tried to placate some backbenchers who are angry at how much the country spends.

ITV News Political Correspondent Alex Forrest reports:

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