Fallon says air raids on IS will make Britain 'safer'

Britain's Defence minister Michael Fallon speaks to personnel as he visits the British airbase at Akrotiri, near Cyprus' second city of Limassol on December 5, 2015British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said on Saturday that Royal Air Force strikes against the Islamic State group will make British streets safer. Fallon was speaking to personnel from 903 Expeditionary Wing at Akrotiri RAF base in Cyprus, from where daily missions are flown against IS. Fallon said the decision will make the streets “in Britain safer, as we take the fight to where Daesh (IS) plot attacks on our people and our allies”.

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