Syria: Military Intervention:Written question - 32179

(Haltemprice and Howden)

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Asked on: 22 March 2016
Ministry of Defence
Syria: Military Intervention
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 10 March 2016 to Question 30084, if he will make the Attorney General's advice available for inspection by the (a) Chief of the Air Staff (b) Deputy Commander of Operations and (c) Staff Branch Air Command responsible for authorisation of the drone strike which killed Reyaad Khan on 21 August 2015.
Answered by: Michael Fallon
Answered on: 11 April 2016

No. Military action is authorised in accordance with the Rules of Engagement which I approve in accordance with the legal position.

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