UK to send armour to Syria

The UK is to supply armoured vehicles and body armour to Syria opposition forces in a bid to end a crisis that has reached "catastrophic proportions", Foreign Secretary William Hague said today.

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West 'not advocating military intervention' in Syria

Foreign Secretary William Hague said that no Western nation advocated military intervention in Syria.

Free Syrian Army fighters stand guard during fighting with Syrian troops in a suburb of Damascus Credit: PA

"No Western government is advocating military intervention of Western nations into the conflict in Syria," Hague told parliament. "The discussion is entirely focused on the degree of assistance that can and should be delivered to the opposition."

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