Corbyn defends Russia comments during Batley visit
0 Have your say Jeremy Corbyn has insisted there is “no equivocation” over his attitude to Russia’s actions in Syria after criticism from the husband of former Batley and Spen MP Jo Cox.
Mr Corbyn defended Labour’s position as he visited the constituency to campaign in the by-election triggered by Mrs Cox’s death earlier this year.
Brendan Cox had earlier this week branded comments from Mr Corbyn’s spokesman, Seamus Milne, apparently comparing the actions of Russia in Syria to those of the United States as “absolutely disgraceful.”
Several Labour backbenchers have also expressed concern... read more
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