Hague: We cannot stand still while Syria crisis worsens

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At Rome #Syria meeting I said we cannot stand still while the crisis worsens and thousands of lives are at stake

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#Syria crisis needs a political solution. But for that to happen pressure on #Assad regime must rise

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UK urging peaceful resolution and UN Security Council action. But Syrians need urgent help, so will also be announcing new assistance

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UK 'could arm Syria rebels'

Foreign Secretary William Hague has said the UK can not "rule out" supplying arms to Syrian rebels in the future. Meanwhile, President al-Assad has accused the UK of having a "naive, confused and unrealistic" approach to his country's civil war.