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British Lawmakers Approve UK Airstrikes Against ISIL in Iraq

Σεπτεμβρίου 26, 2014 Σχολιάστε

david-cameron UK vs ISIS 26 SEPT 2014The British parliament voted on Friday in favor of UK airstrikes against ISIL (Islamic State) militants in Iraq as part of the international effort to curb the advance of the fundamentalist group across the Middle East.

A total of 524 lawmakers in the House of Commons voted ‘yes’ while only 43 were against the decision. The motion need at least 481 votes in support to be passed.

UK Prime Minister David Cameron said earlier Friday that the Islamic State group poses a serious threat to the country’s national interests as well as to the global security. …….. Διαβάστε περισσότερα…

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Russia: airstrikes must be agreed with Syria or will fuel tension

Σεπτεμβρίου 23, 2014 Σχολιάστε

MID RUThe Russian Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday any airstrikes against Islamic State’s positions on Syrian territory must be agreed with Damascus and otherwise will fuel tension in the region.

«Any such action can be carried out only in accordance with international law.

That implies not a formal, one-sided ‘notification’ of airstrikes but the presence of explicit consent from the government of Syria or the approval of a corresponding U.N. Security Council decision,» it said in a statement. …. Διαβάστε περισσότερα…