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PM: UK Airstrikes will help bring political deal in Syria

Prime Minister David Cameron has insisted UK airstrikes will help to bring about a political settlement in Syria, as RAF Typhoons carry out their first attacks on so-called Islamic State.

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Cameron: 'Terrorists are plotting to kill us right now'

Britain is already in the "top tier" of targets for so-called Islamic State militants, David Cameron has told MPs.

He argued that military intervention was necessary to keep the country safe, and said an attack was likely even if Britain opted out of airstrikes.

"The House should be under no illusion - these terrorists are plotting to kill us, and to radicalise our children right now. They attack us because of who we are, not because of what we do," he said.

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