Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg
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Syria crisis: Nick Clegg announces £100m in UK aid

The UK is to give an extra £100m in aid to Syria, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has announced.

He added that it brings the UK's total budget to £500m, describing it as "the largest humanitarian programme we've ever launched".

Speaking from New York, where he has been addressing a marginal meeting at the UN General Assembly, he said he hoped other countries would follow suit.

  • 25 Sep 2013
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