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Air strikes won’t solve Middle East problems

Sheffield Green Party Chairperson Jon Ashe

Sheffield Green Party Chairperson Jon Ashe

Speaking about proposed UK involvement in air strikes against Isis, Jon Ashe (Chair of the local Green Party) said “We totally reject the politics and methods of Isis. But the last few decades have shown that military intervention in the Middle East leads to the deaths of innocent people, is followed by more bitterness and violence, and doesn’t provide lasting solutions. We urge the UK government to rule out any further military action in the Middle East, and instead work with others towards lasting peaceful and political solutions.

 

Caroline Lucas MP, at Westminster

Caroline Lucas MP

Caroline Lucas explains why she voted against the air strikes.

Stop the War letter from MP’s, Trade Unionists and celebrities including Caroline Lucas.

Topics: City Wide, General, International, Jon Ashe, War and Disarmament

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