UN Syria plan backing a 'great step forward': Britain

British Secretary of State Philip Hammond speaks during a meeting of Foreign Minsters about the situation in Syria at the Palace Hotel in the Manhattan borough of New York December 18, 2015The UN Security Council’s backing for a plan to end the civil war in Syria is a “great step forward” for resolving the crisis, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said Saturday. The United Nations Security Council gave its unanimous support Friday to the plan which would summon rebels and President Bashar al-Assad’s regime to the negotiating table. “Syria has for too long been the world’s biggest humanitarian and security crisis,” Hammond said in a statement issued in London.

Share this article