Foreign Secretary William Hague said the G8 ministers are concerned that Syria "is now the number one destination for jihadists in the world".
He added that "the world has failed in its responsibilities to Syria" - in fact he said that three times in five minutes.
Mr Hague also said there was a strong case for the lifting of the EU arms embargo.
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