Syria: Military Intervention:Written question - HL6879

Q
Asked by Baroness Cox
Asked on: 16 April 2018
Ministry of Defence
Syria: Military Intervention
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 8 March (HL5782), how they reconcile the statement that “our military role in the Global Coalition is limited to air strikes” with the presence of a British soldier in Syria who was killed by a roadside bomb in Manbij on 29 March.
A
Answered by: Earl Howe
Answered on: 26 April 2018

Sergeant Tonroe, who was killed on 29 March 2018, was embedded with US forces on a counter-Daesh operation.

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