A government spokesman said there were no plans to resettle Syrian refugees in the UK and that the policy remained to provide as much help as possible in the region.
We are one of the highest international donors to the Syrian relief effort - the £500 million pledged so far is more than any other EU member state.
We are supporting the regional protection programme, which provides help close to the country of origin. Any claim for asylum is considered on its individual merits and in line with the immigration rules.
Any claim for asylum is considered on its individual merits and in line with the immigration rules.
Officials said that in the 12 months to the end of September, more than 1,100 Syrian nationals had been granted asylum in the UK.
The UK also operates a visa concession for Syrian nationals, which allows those who are in the country legally to extend their visa when it expires without being required to return home first.
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