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Syria: Military Intervention

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 32179, tabled on 22 March 2016

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 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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