Johnson: UK could carry out strikes on Syria without MPs' approval

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Foreign secretary says ‘it would be very difficult for us to say no’ to US proposal for action in response to chemical attack

Britain would be prepared to launch military strikes against Syria without parliamentary approval if asked to do so by the US, the foreign secretary has signalled.

Boris Johnson said he and the prime minister agreed that in the event of another chemical attack by the Assad regime it would be hard for the UK to refuse such a request.

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