Statement on progress of the counter-Daesh campaign

03 November 2016

Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Boris Johnson, made a statement in the House of Commons on Thursday 3 November on an update on the progress of the counter-Daesh campaign in Iraq and Syria.

Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Emily Thornberry, responded on behalf of the Opposition.

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