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Ed Miliband: Syria military action a 'grave decision'

29 August 2013 Last updated at 09:41 BST

MPs will debate military action in Syria in principle only, after the government dropped plans for an early vote on British intervention.

Labour leader Ed Miliband said he had not wanted a decision on military action to be made on an "artificial timetable" and it was important to "learn the lessons of Iraq", and give the UN inspectors time to present their evidence.