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Brown appeals to Labour MPs over Afghan war

The Independent, 20 November 2009
Publié le : 20 novembre 2009
 Nigel Morris 

"Gordon Brown and three cabinet ministers have moved to shore up wavering support among Labour backbenchers for the war in Afghanistan.

"In a joint email to the party's MPs, they insist the military action is essential for Britain's security and argue UK forces are receiving "the best possible support".

"The moves comes after 23 Labour MPs called for an urgent Commons debate and vote on Britain's involvement in Afghanistan, which is now in its ninth year."

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