UK to put Syria resolution draft to UN Security Council

Prime Minister David Cameron has announced the UK will present a drafted Syria resolution, condemning the Assad regime for a chemical attack and authorising "necessary measures" to protect civilians", to the UN Security Council later today in New York.

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1/3 We've always said we want the UN Security Council to live up to its responsibilities on Syria. Today they have an opportunity to do that

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2/2 Britain has drafted a resolution condemning the chemical weapons attack by Assad & authorising necessary measures to protect civilians.

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3/3 The resolution will be put forward at a meeting of the five permanent members of the Security Council later today in New York.

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