Hollande: 'Pace of action on Syria should be respected'

France believes each country's pace of action on Syria should be respected, according to source close to French President Hollande.

Hollande reaffirmed to Obama, in a phone call, his determination to sanction moves against Syria, the source told Reuters.

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Hague: No Syria vote 'regrets'

The Foreign Secretary William Hague has said there should be no "regrets or recrimination" after the government lost a vote on military action against Syria. He also ruled out a renewed attempt to persuade MPs, saying "Parliament has spoken".