PM: 'World is letting the people of Syria down'

The world is letting the people of Syria down, David Cameron said during Prime Minister's Questions as he again ruled out Britain taking part in any military action.

He said the Government would continue to exercise its "diplomatic muscle" to press for a peaceful resolution to the conflict but warned that Syrian president Bashar Assad needed to be put under real pressure from the international community.

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PM Syria vote 'regret'

David Cameron has said he regretted the division caused by the Commons vote on potential military action in Syria. Number 10 previously stated that it has "absolutely no plans" to go back to Parliament on the issue.