Foley killing an 'utter betrayal': British foreign secretary

Britain's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond leaves Downing Street, central London, on August 20, 2014, after a meeting to discuss the ongoing crisis involving the Islamic State radical groupBritain’s Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Sunday that the killing of US journalist James Foley by a man speaking with an English accent was an “utter betrayal of our country”. There is growing concern in London that British passport holders who travel to fight in Iraq and Syria could return to commit attacks on British soil. The Islamic State (IS) jihadist group posted a video on Tuesday in which a masked militant with a London accent is seen executing Foley, who had been missing since his capture in Syria in 2012.

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