Aleppo air drops 'would endanger UK planes'

Aleppo air drops 'would endanger UK planes'

British aircraft would risk being shot down if they were used to drop aid to the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo, a Foreign Office minister has said.
Tobias Ellwood said he was not ruling out the tactic but warned it would be "hugely complicated" and could place UK forces "in harm's way".
He was responding to an urgent question in the Commons on Aleppo.
More than 120 MPs have urged the government to authorise drops of food and medical supplies.
Their demands were reiterated in the Commons as Labour's Alison McGovern urged ministers to consider the move as a "last... read more

28 November 2016 in Regional, Views: 51
Source: BBC

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