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G20: 'UN paralysed over Syria'

World leaders have failed to reach agreement on the Syria crisis despite days of talks at the G20 summit in Russia. In a joint statement, 11 country's leaders - but not Vladimir Putin - admitted the UN Security Council "remains paralysed over Syria."

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PM: There was never going to be Syria agreement at G20

David Cameron said because there was never going to be an agreement on military action at the G20 summit, Britain decided to focus its effort on securing more humanitarian aid for the crisis in Syria.

He said the the case made by those countries who believed there was a need to make a stand was "extremely powerful."

He reiterated that Britain will not be part of any military action.

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