British Foreign Secretary William Hague (L) greets US Secretary of State John Kerry in London, on September 9, 2013
British Foreign Secretary William Hague (L) greets US Secretary of State John Kerry outside the Foreign Office in London, on September 9, 2013. The United States has the full support of Britain on Syria despite the fact that London will not join military action, Hague said. © Susan Walsh - POOL/AFP
British Foreign Secretary William Hague (L) greets US Secretary of State John Kerry in London, on September 9, 2013
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Last updated: September 9, 2013

US has full diplomatic support of UK on Syria, says Hague

The United States has the full support of Britain on Syria despite the fact that London will not join military action, Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Monday.

Speaking after talks with US Secretary of State John Kerry in London, Hague told a news conference: "They have the full diplomatic support of the United Kingdom" adding that Britain would be "working closely with our closest ally" on Syria.

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