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Boris Johnson calls for demonstrations outside Russia embassy over Syria

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said he wants to see "demonstrations outside the Russian embassy" over Moscow's role in the Syrian conflict, he told the Commons.

An emergency Commons debate is being held into the mounting humanitarian crisis in Syria.

Earlier, former International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell drew parallels between Russia's actions in Syria and that of the Nazis before World War Two.

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Russia responds to calls for protests outside embassy

After Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Labour's Ann Clwyd called for demonstrations outside Russian embassies over its involvement in the Syrian civil war, the Russian Embassy in the UK tweeted asking what Britain had "achieved so far?".

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