The Archbishop of Canterbury has said that his "heart is broken" over the current situation of thousands of refugees trying to flee violence.
The Most Rev Justin Welby made his comments after the distressing image of a three-year-old Syrian boy, Aylan Kurdi, lying dead on a beach in Turkey was published and went viral.
This is a hugely complex and wicked crisis that underlines our human frailty and the fragility of our political systems.
My heart is broken by the images and stories of men, women and children who have risked their lives to escape conflict, violence and persecution.
We cannot turn our backs on this crisis. We must respond with compassion. But we must also not be naive in claiming to have the answers to end it.
He added that he believed the situation required a "pan-European response" with diplomatic and political debate alongside practical action to help those in need.
On a visit to Jordan, David Cameron says that the EU must "follow Britain's lead" and fund more refugee camps around Syria.
The prime minister has insisted the UK will not participate in plans to redistribute 160,000 refugees who have arrived in Europe.
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