The British Parliament approved the military operation against the IG in Syria. Aircraft Tornado already struck first

The British Parliament authorized the strikes of the air force of the Kingdom on the positions of the terrorist group «Islamic state» in Syria. Previously, Britain only bombed targets inside Iraq. To expand operations called on the government, on the eve of voting, there were numerous demonstrations against this initiative.

British Tornado aircraft launched the first strikes on is positions

During the voting 397 deputies supported the proposal of the Prime Minister David Cameron to bomb terrorists from the Islamic state in Syria. 223 people’s deputies voted against, reports TASS .

A day earlier the Prime Minister had made the proposal to the legislature, explaining his decision by the fact that ISIS represents a «major threat to the security of the UK». He recalled that extremists from ISIS have committed in recent months several bloody terrorist attacks, whose victims were three dozen Brits who were shot at the resort in Tunisia in June. With new force discussion about the need for a more serious answer IG resumed after the terrorist attacks in Paris on 13 November — the victims were 130 people.

«The question is, will we work with our allies to weaken and defeat this group, or will we sit and wait, when they attack us,» Cameron addressed MPs. He reaffirmed that the aim of the strikes will be only IG and that talk of a ground operation involving the British military.

British Tornado aircraft launched the first strikes on is positions

The UK has dealt the first air strikes on positions of the terrorist group «Islamic state» in Syria after British Parliament approved the military operation in the country. About it reports Reuters referring to a source in the government of the United Kingdom. «The airstrikes were conducted in Syria. The fighters returned to base,» — said the source Agency.

Two Tornado aircraft of the British air force came back with no ammunition in the air base of Akrotiri in Cyprus, from where departed for strikes against ISIS, according to TV channel iTV.

According to the correspondent of the TV channel located on the air base, the Tornado aircraft returned to base without Akrotiri six Paveway bombs that were on Board at departure.




The British Parliament approved the military operation against the IG in Syria. Aircraft Tornado already struck first 03.12.2015

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