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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".

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France 'waiting on decision from US over Syria action'

France's interior minister has said it cannot act alone against the Syrian government and should await the decision from the United State on military intervention, Reuters reports.

The French prime minister is expected to meet with heads of parliament and opposition about Syria on Monday ahead of a debate on the 4 September, according to a statement.

Yesterday, President Obama said no action would be taken before it is approved by a vote in Congress.

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