After almost two years of bloodshed, Assad’s regime continues to wage war against its own people with brutality and without remorse.
It’s appalling atrocities include massacres, torture and an organised policy on sexual violence – which the UN Commission of Inquiry says amounts to both war crimes and crimes against humanity.
Almost 70,000 Syrians have been killed, 4 million are in desperate need and more than 2 million are internally displaced. The conflict is drawing in extremist influences and risks spreading beyond Syria’s borders.
The UK’s objective is to see a diplomatic solution that leads to an end to the violence and a process of genuine political transition.
This is not just our view. It is the view of the Arab League and the vast majority of UN member states.”
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