Britain to Wait for U.N. Review Before Syria Intervention

by Alec Torres

British foreign secretary William Hague has implied that the U.K. need not wait for a United Nations Security Council decision before responding to Bashar Assad’s use of chemical weapons, but will do so nonetheless before taking action against the Syrian regime. U.N. weapons inspectors are set to report back to the security council in four days, according to ABC News. 

Britain has also made clear that it desires “every effort” to be made to secure a resolution for military action from the Security Council. Russia, however, is expected to veto any such resolution.

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