Cameron in Syria video call with US and Europe leaders

Downing Street has said David Cameron has tonight discussed the situation in Syria in an hour-long video conference with President Obama, French president Francois Hollande, German chancellor Angela Merkel and Italian prime minister Enrico Letta.

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PM: Drive Syria extremists out

David Cameron said he wants to see al Qaeda-linked extremists "driven out" of Syria. His comments came as Egypt's President Mohammed Morsi told a gathering in Cairo that his country has cut all diplomatic ties with Syria.